The mission of the Cameron Park Fire Department is to preserve and enhance the quality of life and to safeguard the health, safety and welfare of the community through effective fire prevention, fire control, emergency medical, and public education programs; to provide a highly trained and properly equipped emergency response team and to mitigate the effects of disasters and all hazards to life and property for which the organization is charged. The Cameron Park Fire Department provides fire protection and emergency response services under contract with CAL FIRE. This contract is currently under review. The Department serves an estimated resident population of 18,000 with two fire stations, 88 & 89.
Under the cooperative fire protection agreement between the Cameron Park CSD and the State of California, the fire department operates under multiple mission statements. The missions of the Cameron Park Fire Department and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection are complimentary to one another, and when combined provide a broader range, and higher level, of services to the community than either agency could provide independently.
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection serves and safeguards the people and protects the property and resources of California.
The mission of the CAL FIRE Amador – El Dorado Unit is to provide our communities with the highest level of emergency services, to protect and enhance natural resources, and to maintain a safe and healthy work environment for our employees. We are committed to provide for the families of our employees, to demonstrate leadership in the field of emergency services, to cooperate with related agencies, and to achieve excellence in all aspects of our profession.
With the burn suspension lifted, Cameron Park residence will be allowed to burn with a permit during the first two weeks of December.
Outdoor Residential Burning is allowed within the boundaries of Cameron Park Community Services District under the following conditions:
· Burning is allowed first two weeks in December and first two weeks in April
· Residential parcel less than one acre in size
· Call El Dorado Air Quality Management District “Burn Information Line” for a permissible burn day 866-621-5897 or 530-621-5897
· For alternative green waste disposal options, go to the Cameron Park CSD website, General Info tab to Solid Waste & Recycling