Ron Phillips, Fire Chief
535 GLENN DRIVE, FOLSOM, CA 95630
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Due to forecasted weather and fuel conditions in the region the Fire Danger Rating for the City of Folsom has increased to the following effective today until further notice: FIRE DANGER - V E R Y H I G H
The Fire Department offers the following tips to prevent fires from property maintenance equipment:
§ Perform yard maintenance with power equipment before 10 a.m., not during the heat of the day or when the wind is blowing. The best time to mow in the City is before 9 a.m. when the humidity is highest.
§ Never use lawn mowers on dry grass or brush.
§ Be sure your portable gas-powered equipment has a spark arrester.
§ Never refuel while equipment is still hot from use.
§ Don’t drive or park in grassy areas.
§ Always have a portable fire extinguisher nearby in case a fire does start.
As a reminder open burning in the City is prohibited due to the high fire danger present throughout all WUI areas of the City.
The Folsom Fire Department offers a wide range of emergency services for the City of Folsom. A staff of 64 provides fire suppression, rescue, prevention, public education, hazardous materials response and emergency medical services to the community. We are proud to serve a population of approximately 72,000 in an area covering 24 square miles in eastern Sacramento County.
FOLSOM FIRE DEPARTMENT STANDING ORDERS
Make service our highest focus
Come to the aid of those in need quick and perform skillfully
Be professional and always act with integrity
Be safe in our attitude and actions
Take care of each other
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