Our Mission


The South Skyline FireSafe Council is a non-profit organization dedicated to the public benefit, whose mission is to provide education and outreach programs for fire prevention and preparedness to all South Skyline residents within the Council area in order to prevent the loss of lives and reduce losses of personal and public property and natural resources from wildfire.


Our Goals and Accomplishments
  1. Educate the public about wildfire threat and fire mitigation measures.
  2. Coordinate wildfire prevention efforts with the cooperation of local public fire agencies and relevant stakeholders.
  3. Reduce the potential for fire loss damage
  4. Improve wildfire safety by aiding in the reduction of dangerous fuel loads.
  5. Improve circulation for evacuation
  6. Operate through dedicated volunteer help, in-kind donations, financial contributions, and grants.


Board Members

Your Fire Safe Council helps you coordinate with agencies, contractors and funding specifically for creating defensible space around your home.  Board Member Contact List.



For More Information

"ReadyForWildfire.org" - CalFire interactive website to create your family's own wildfire action plan.

"Living with Fire" in Santa Cruz County: A Guide for Homeowners 2009
A multi-page guide to understanding how to protect your property against wildfire.

"CalFire Memo: Private Resource Utilization Guidelines" - memo on CalFire guidelines when working with private firefighting resources.

"Pre-Fire Management" - CalFire brochure on how to prepare your area before a fire occurs.