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Community Resource Links

Knowing what to do for proactive and reactive planning will help you feel more prepared to face disasters such as the ever increasing danger of wildlife fires. 

The links below are for reference only and are not managed by 0r affiliated with CERA. Always rely on official county, law enforcement, and fire agencies for the most accurate, reliable, and up to date source of information (see bolded links below).

Emergency Alerts

  • RAVE - Sign up now for the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office of Emergency Services alert and warning system

Law Enforcement

Fire Safety

​​Animal Rescue and Services

  • El Dorado County Animal Services - Official source for where to take your animals if you need to evacuate or to inquire about animal rescue or animal welfare checks if you had to leave your animals behind
  • Sierra Wildlife - Emergency services for injured wildlife only (not domestic animals, livestock, or pets)

Before/During/After Evacuation

Scanner Mobile App

  • Scanner Radio (Android, iOS) - Free app with customizable alerts to listen to live Police and Fire Radio channels

Fire Safe Councils

Fire Safe Councils work closely with local fire officials to design and implement projects that increase wildfire awareness, defensive strategies, and safety in their communities.