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Kern Fire Safe Council

Kern Fire Safe Council

P.O. Box 6572 Pine Mountain Club, CA 93222-6572

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Address:
P.O. Box 6572
Pine Mountain Club
CA 93222-6572
Interests:
  • Business wildfire resilience
  • Community Wildfire Protection Plans
  • Evacuation outreach
  • Evacuation planning
  • Fire prevention education
  • Firewise Communities / Defensible space
  • Ignition-resistant home construction
  • Watershed protection/management
  • Wildfire risk assessment
  • WUI codes and ordinances
Non-Member Affiliations:
  • USFS/USDA
  • BLM
  • Cal-Fire
  • CAL-OES
  • California Department of Conservation
  • Kern county Fire Department
  • NFPA-Firewise
  • Edison International
  • Wildfire Defense
  • American Red cross
  • State Farm Insurance

• Facilitate information flow between state, federal, and local governments, utilities, and other non- governmental organizations on efforts towards enhancing long-term forest health in California.
• Develop regionalized strategies, informed by the best available science, that prioritize achievable solutions to restoring and enhancing forest health.
• Encourage coordination among agencies delivering funding or conducting forest health, prescribed fire, and fuel reduction activities to enhance overall outcomes of state investments.
• Identify and harmonize cross-jurisdictional regulatory and permitting requirements for forest health, prescribed fire, and fuel reduction activities.
• Utilize each agency’s expertise in land management, funding, or regulation to facilitate the implementation of forest health, prescribed fire, and fuel reduction activities.
• Provide consistent and coordinated messaging between Task Force members and the public.
•Measure progress and monitor outcomes to inform future activities of the Task Force.

Community Fire safe Council Chapters

Working to develop and establish local mountain community fire safe councils within our jurisdiction under the Kern Fire Safe Council.

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Public Education

Develop, manage and implement community based public education programs including but not limited to providing resources for home fire hardening and understanding defensible spaces.

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Community Emergency Alert System

Working to develop and implement a community emergency alert system that should include: Early Alert, Evacuation Plans, Staging and mitigation, and Ingress/Egress.

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