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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


PO Box 163

Independence, California 93526

(760) 614-3173