Community Corner

  This area will highlight the top questions called in to our District Office or provide other local information.

Spring 2019 Backyard Burn season has been extended to June 2nd!

This permit applies to all non- agricultural residents within the East Fork Fire Protection District, which includes the entire valley portion of Douglas County. THIS PERMIT IS VALID FROM March 16, 2019 THROUGH June 2, 2019.

Download the permit.

East Fork Fire Protection District Burn Line 783-6497, Residence must confirm burning status prior to lighting fire.

2 New Press Releases

Regional Collaboration Leads to Heart Safe Communities - PulsePoint

Douglas County Conducts Community Assessment Survey for Emergency Response

Become a Community Hero!    

Volunteer Membership page with all the details!

Follow this link for the dates of the upcoming trainings for the new class of volunteers.

Applications to become a volunteer with East Fork MUST be filled out on line. Follow this link to fill out an application on-line.

Agenda, Minutes & Back-up Files

East Fork Fire Protection District Board Of Directors     Posted the 4/21/19 Action Sheets & Backup on 5/20/19.

LEPC Added the DC LEPC Membership List as of 2-15-19 on 3/22/19.

Fire Chiefs' Advisory Board     Added the May FCAB Cancelled Notice on 5/09/19.

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Basic AO Training

The Basic AO class being held for new volunteers on May 18th will be held at Station 12 starting at 8 AM. Please bring your turnouts.

May EF Training

The last session of the 2nd part of the Wildland Refresher is being held on May 21st. Please be at the District Office by 7 PM with brush trucks and full wildland PPE. Sign up your station at the DO.

Changes to the Website

Board of Directors Update

Posted the 4/21/19 Action Sheets & Backup to the Board of Directors page.

Posted 5/20/19

Board of Directors Agenda

Posted the 4/21/19 meeting agenda to the Board of Directors page.

Posted 5/16/19

Training Update

The Basic AO class being held for new volunteers on May 18th location change has been added to the May training page.

Posted 5/09/19

FCAB Update

Posted the May 2019 meeting cancellation notice on the FCAB page.

Posted 5/09/19

Jobs Page Update

Removed the Mesquite FF/Parmedic job posting from the Jobs page.

Posted 5/07/19

On The Alert

Moved On The Alert info to the Pulic Info Links at the top of the page.

Posted 5/07/19

Press Releases

Regional Collaboration Leads to Heart Safe Communities - PulsePoint

Douglas County Conducts Community Assessment Survey for Emergency Response

Posted 5/07/19

Training Update

Promote home fire sprinklers in your community May 19-25

Updated Previous USFA reports and training information.

Posted 5/06/19

Training Update

May is Part 2 of the Wildland Refresher, Basic AO & CERT Safety Day.

Updated the Previous/Partners Training page and added the Armed Forces Day Water Fights in Hawthorne on May 18th.

Updated the Overall Training page and added June's page.

Updated the Outside Training page.

May Fire Safety Resources

Updated Previous USFA reports and training information.

Posted 5/01/19

Photos from the December Academy Graduation

Photos from the 18.2 Academy Graduation ceremony in December 2018.

Other pictures can be found under the Community Information & Forms tab, Photos from Recent Events at the top of the page.

Posted 4/30/19

Ops Update

Added the April LWF "Network News" to the Ops page.

This section of the Operations page includes links to the Living With Fire website and 3 informative brochures about your home and wildfire.

Posted 4/30/19

USFA Update

Fire department run profile for 2017

Updated Previous USFA reports and training information.

Posted 4/29/19

Board of Directors Update

Posted the approved 3/19/19 Minutes to the Board of Directors page.

Posted 4/29/19

Training Update

Updated the On Line Class Links page found on the lower right column of the Overall Training page and added the NIMS Alert Release of ICS 300 & 400.

Posted 4/26/19

Training Update

Added the May Fire Service Instructor II in Elko to the Outside Training page.

Added Black and White Gala in Yerington, Saturday May 18th Flyer and the IAFC 2019 educational scholarship information to the Partners page.

Posted 4/24/19

FF/Paramedic Mesquite Job Posting

Posted Firefighter/Paramedic Posting with Mesquite Fire Rescue on the Jobs page.

Posted 4/23/19

DC/Fire Marshal Job Posting Update

Updated the Deputy Fire Chief/Fire Marshal job announcement with Application Link on the Jobs page.

Posted 4/22/19

Training Update

Added the April O305 - All-Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT) Course and the May FEMA E-74, Reducing the Risks of Nonstructural Earthquake Damage & FEMA P-154, Rapid Visual Screening of Buildings for Potential Seismic Hazards (pre-disaster), and ATC-20, Postearthquake Safety Evaluation of Buildings (post-disaster) & June National Fire Sprinkler Association Training Sprinkler Plan Review Class to the Outside Training page.

Using nanotechnology to minimize fire damage

Updated Previous USFA reports and training information.

Posted 4/22/19

East Fork Stats

For the week ending May 27th: The Duty Chief is Deputy Chief 102 Eisele.

As of May 11th: EFFPD has responded to 2378 incidents in 2019.

District Office: 1694 County Road,
Minden, NV 89423     775-782-9040

E-Mail Training Sign-Up: Click here to send an email to sign-up for East Fork classes. Include your name, station, class topic and date.


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