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Fire Safe Focus Group

Mission

The Cambria Fire Safe Focus Group is a local focus group of the San Luis Obispo County Fire Council, which is a County focus group of the California State Fire Safe Council. The Fire Safe Council is comprised of stakeholders in community fire prevention and especially wildland fire pre-planning, community education and preparedness. The Cambria Fire Safe Focus Group was established to improve local fire safety especially from a wildland fire. Their mission is to mobilize Cambrians to protect our community, homes, businesses and environment from wildfire.

Goals

To help Cambrians become aware of the potential for a major wildland fire in Cambria by:

  1. Public education and outreach.
  2. Identify fire-safe practices, landscaping and defensible space around your home or business.
  3. Identify fire-safe construction and reducing fire embers ability to enter the inside of a building or ignite the building exterior.
  4. Hold community requested neighborhood meetings to promote wildland fire safety and preparedness.
  5. Coordinate and deliver Fire Safe Chipping events to reduce accumulated dead wildland fuels and to enhance defensible space around buildings.
  6. Increase awareness and public education regarding evacuation safety, routes and family and business plans.