INDEPENDENCE

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FIRE SAFE COUNCIL

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Independence Fire Safe Council

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Independence Fire Safe Council

Independence Fire Safe Council

ABOUT US

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We are a committee of volunteers from the community of Independence organizing to form a Fire Safe Council for our community. It is our goal to support the Independence Fire District by:

  • Helping collect information from the community regarding concerns and issues related to fire protection for the community of Independence

  • Seeking grant funding for Fire Safe projects

  • Maintain firebreaks around town perimeter

  • Community education on Fire Safe projects including

    • Distribution of brochures and information on Fire Safe topics

    • Creating defensible spaces

    • Fire Safe practices

    • Community preparedness

    • Community access and egress in event of an emergency

    • Structure survivability

    • Family and community emergency communication plans

    • Using social media for community outreach

ONION VALLEY FUEL BREAK PROJECT
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CAL FIRE crews monitor burning slash piles as part of the job to create the Onion Valley Fire Break that is designed to reduce combustible vegetation just west of Independence.  

CONTACT INFO

PO Box 163

Independence, California 93526

(760) 614-3173

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