Donations for Caldor Fire Victims

Caldor fire Update Information And Helpful Links

El Dorado Community Foundation is opening up a RECOVERY Grant today for
permanent residents of El Dorado County who have 25% or more property
damage to their primary home due to the Caldor Fire.  We are trying to
find all such property owners who do not have displacement coverage (in
their home insurance) or don’t have home insurance so that we can help
with MONTHLY RENTAL ASSISTANCE while they are displaced.  The
application period will be open until October 27, 2021. Please see link below

Caldor burn scar 9-24

Community Letter 9/9/2021-Click Here to Download letter 

Board Member Attendance at Community meeting Doc

PFPD community meeting Thursday September 2, 5:30PM at 7061 Mt. Aukum Road (Three Forks Grange)
PFPD to discuss its involvement with the Caldor Fire and answer questions as they relate to PFPD and our community recovery.

Please sign up for Code Red if you have not already done so

Insurance Information Sites

Caldor Fire Update – 8-15-21 AM 

There will be an informational meeting at the old 3 Forks Grange/New PVFA building across form Station 38 on Mt Aukum Rd AT 7:00PM tonight August 20,2021 For the Pioneer Fire Protection District Community members.






Special Notices

Pioneer Fire Protection District
Request for Proposals SCBA

SCBA RFP. Final docx



PFPD Burn Ban Lifted

No open burning:

Recreational fires, campfires, warming fires, charcoal grill fires ban in PFPD has been lifted.   All Federal and State burning regulations and rules must be followed.

Fire Chief – EMT Recruitment

Please see flyer for the position of fire Chief at PFPD

Fire Chief Job Flyer 8-2021

Sand Bags

Sandbagging information

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

Grizzly Flats Evacuation Routes

Letter to the community regarding Route Out

District Needs for Community Support

Water is now in the tanks at Mt. Aukum Station 34 Fire Water Tanks!
Ready to supply fire apparatus in the event of a fire.
Thank you all who have donated and helped with this project.

Water Project Funds-update 12-31-20

Update water supply donations 11-29-20

Update water supply donations 11-13-20

Update water supply donations 10-30-20

Letter to community regarding water supply donations needed. (1)

Donation Assistance Request From The Community

Request For Water Storage Tank

New Water Tender

Joint Staffing at Fiddletown Station 123 FAQ

Joint Staffing at Fiddletown FAQ

District Name Change Information

District Potential Name Change Frequently Asked Questions

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 14, 2021 6:00pm.

Minutes & Agendas

Agendas & 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. – 3 p.m.
Closed Holidays



Information Links

EDSO Alert Notification