Next Board Meeting December 13, 2022 at 6:00 P.M.



Special Notices

Pioneer Fire Protection District accepting RFP’s for Water Filtration System

Opening Bid Date:  Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at 8:00 AM
Closing Bid Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2022 5:00PM

Service Location: 7061 Mt Aukum Road, Somerset, CA 95684
Pioneer Fire Protection District – Station 38

Bids can be mailed to Pioneer Fire Protection District PO Box 128, Somerset, CA 95684
or emailed to

Pioneer Fire Protection District is soliciting qualified companies or contractors to install a water filtration system for the barracks building located on the Pioneer Fire Protection District’s St. 38 grounds. The proposed project would include the installation of a water softener and UV filtration system to allow for potable water inside the Station’s living quarters. Project budget and needs are at the discretion of a qualified person(s) and are subject to change.

All questions can be directed to the project manager John Schwitalla, at 530-620-4444 or by email at

Defensible Space Assistance Program – 2022

El Dorado County Fire Safe Council
2022 Defensible Space Assistance Program
For Seniors, Veterans or Those with Low Income

Sandbagging information

Burn Permits are now available online Station 38 is not issuing burn permits at this time please see link below.

Vacant Lot Inspections Forms

Self Inspection Forms are to be downloaded and mailed into Pioneer Fire Protection District at P.O. Box 128 Somerset, CA 95684. You also have the option to submit the online form through our website. Self Inspection information will only be shared with the Pioneer Fire Protection District in order to increase our efforts for community risk reduction.

All forms must be submitted with images of the front and back of the property.
Please email images of your property in the following format:
Emails to be sent to
Subject must be: Last Name-Property Street Address (Example: Smith-123 Happy Lane)

If you have any questions, please contact the Pioneer Fire Protection District office at (530) 620-4444.”

Self Residential – Vacant Lot Inspection Form

Fill out the form online

Accepting Quick Response Team Volunteers (QRT)

Training Classes  –  If you are a current or incoming Volunteer with PFPD the training is free

Volunteer Opportunities

Accepting Shift Volunteers Firefighters (Stipend)

Volunteer Opportunities


District Information

Board Meeting December 13, 2022 at 6:00 P.M.

Minutes & Agendas

Minutes & Agendas

Chief News Blog

Chief News Blog
District Employment

Open Positions

  • Office Assistant – receptionist
  • Firefighter, FF-EMT or Paramedic
  • Currently Recruiting for All volunteer Positions” EMS QRT, Wildland/Vegetation Firefighter, Water Tender/Apparatus Operator (only) and Reserve Volunteer

Open PositionsDownload Pioneer Fire Protection District Job Application

Burn Information Hotline

Burn Day Hotline
(530) 621-5897


We issue burn permits on behalf of Cal Fire during our office hours.

Office Hours:
Tues. – Thurs.
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Headquarters | Station 38
7061 Mt. Aukum Rd.
Somerset, CA
P.O. Box 128

Office: (530) 620-4444

Office Hours:
Mon. – Fri.
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Closed Holidays

Information Links

EDSO Alert Notification