News & Events

What's New? 

Visit this page often for the latest news and events. An attempt is made to keep up with wildfire news and let you know about upcoming events. Please let the FSC Coordinator know if you have an event or a newsworthy item to share and it can be posted here.

Community Wildfire Protection Plan Update

Are You Ready for Wildfire? Please consider attending a community workshop to learn more about how to prepare for wildfire and to share your concerns and ideas. There will be 14 workshops throughout the county. Find the one closest to you! Your feedback will be incorporated into the updated Humboldt County Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP). 

As part of the CWPP update process, the County seeking input from Humboldt County residents regarding priorities for preparing vulnerable communities in Humboldt County for the eventuality of wildfire. Go to Open Humboldt and take our survey. We appreciate you participation. 

2017 Living with Wildfire Magazine

Under the guidance of the Humboldt County Fire Safe Council, the County of Humboldt, CAL FIRE and Six Rivers National Forest  pooled their resources to produce the latest Living with Wildfire in Northwestern California. Please take a look and see what you can learn about being prepared for wildfire. 

​Humboldt County Fire Safe Council Activities

View the latest Humboldt County FSC meeting Agenda and Minutes.  Check out the annual meeting schedule and make a plan to join the conversation. 

News Archive

The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors renews the FSC for another 2 years - 
At their September 2, 2014 meeting, the Board approved a resolution that extends the Humboldt County Fire Safe Council, a Board appointed committee, for another 2 years. The FSC will sunset on September 2, 2016. READ MORE ABOUT IT IN THE AGENDA ITEM STAFF REPORT...

Keep up with Wildfire activity on InciWeb - InciWeb is a valuable tool for tracking the progress of wildfires. The site is kept up-to-date with incident reports, maps and photographs. VISIT InciWeb...

USAA recognizes value of Firewise program to help protect California neighborhoods - May 13, 2014 -- The California Department of Insurance announced today that USAA policyholders living in recognized Firewise Communities/USA® sites in California will receive discounts on their homeowners insurance premiums. READ MORE ABOUT FIREWISE...