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Plumas County Stats: Firewise Communities 25, Population 18,844

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Plumas county is largely National Forest land and the

, and significant
, is protected from wildfire by the Plumas and Lassen National Forests.  Areas around the town of Chester and Lake Almanor are
and under the jurisdiction of the Lassen-Modoc Unit of CAL FIRE.  Like many rural areas, not all private property in Plumas County is located within a fire protection district.  Input your address into the interactive Plumas County Fire District Query Map to find information on fire protection.

Additional link to understanding your fire protection in Plumas County:

Plumas County Logo

Plumas County Office of Emergency Services
1400 East Main Street
Quincy, CA 95971

(530) 283-7438

Plumas Fire Chiefs Plumas County Fire Chiefs Association
P.O. Box 1582
Graeagle, CA 96103

beckwourth fd Logo Beckwourth Fire Protection District
180 Main Street
Beckwourth, CA 96129
(530) 832-1008
Bucks Lake Fire
PO Box 1584
Quincy, CA 95971
(530) 283-2947
C Road Community Services District
141 Delleker Rd
Portola, CA 96122
(530) 832-5626
Chester Public Utility District
251 Chester Airport Rd
P.O. Box 177
Chester, CA 96020
(530) 258-2171
Crescent Mills Fire Protection District
P.O. Box 88
Crescent Mills, CA 95934
(530) 284-7454
Eastern Plumas Rural fd logo Eastern Plumas Rural Fire Protection District
141 Delleker Rd
Portola, CA 96122
(530) 832-5626
Graeagle fd logo Graeagle Fire Protection District
P.O. Box 64
Graeagle, CA 96103
(530) 836-1340
Greenhorn Creek CSD logo Greenhorn Community Services District
2049 Red Bluff Circle
Quincy, CA 95971
(530) 283-6450
Hamilton Branch fd logo Hamilton Branch Fire Protection District
(under contract with Peninsula Fire)
Indian Valley CSD
3791 Big Springs Road
Lake Almanor, CA 96137
(530) 596-3458
LaPorte Fire Protection District
P.O. Box 335
2181 Cedar Lane
Clipper Mills, CA 95981
(530) 675-2557
Long Valley fd logo Long Valley Community Services District
P.O. Box 30226
Cromberg, CA 96103
(530) 836-2550
meadows valley fd logo Meadow Valley Fire Protection District
P.O. Box 130
Meadow Valley, CA 95956
(530) 283-2161
 peninsula fd logo Peninsula Fire Protection District
801 Golf Club Road
Lake Almanor, CA 96137
(530) 259-2306
plumas-eureka CSD logo Plumas Eureka Community Services District
200 Lundy Lane
Blairsden, CA 96103
(530) 836-1953
Portola City Fire Department 
(Under Contract with Eastern Plumas FPD)
35 Third Ave
Portola, CA 96122
(530) 832-5626
Prattville Fire Protection District
(Under Contract with West Almanor CSD)
2977 Scott Drive
Canyon Dam, CA 95923
(530) 259-5112
quincy fd logo Quincy Fire Protection District
505 Lawrence St
Quincy, CA 95971
(530) 283-0870
Sierra Valley Fire Protection District
PO Box 211
Chilcoot, CA 96105
(530) 993-1111
West Almanor Community Service District
947 Long Iron Drive
Chester, CA 96020
(530) 259-5112

View contact information for Fire Safe Councils, Firewise Communities, and other programs that are working towards wildfire resilient communities.

Plumas Fire Safe Council
Plumas County Fire Safe Council
P.O. Box 1225
Quincy, CA 95971
(530) 927-5334
Lake Almanor Basin Fire Safe Council
P.O. Box 1225
Quincy, CA 95971
(530) 259-2572



Firewise Banner - Residents Reducing Wildfire Risks
Firewise is a national program that encourages communities to work together to assess and reduce wildfire risks.  Visit Become a Firewise USA Site to learn how to make your community Firewise.

Chester – Chester
Feather River College – Quincy
Galeppi Ranch – Quincy
Genesee Woods – Taylorsville
Graeagle Fire Protection District – Blairsden
Greenhorn Creek – Quincy
Grizzly Ranch Association – Portola
Hamilton Branch/East Shore – Westwood
Lake Almanor Country Club Lake Almanor Country Club
Lake Almanor Peninsula – Westwood
Lake Almanor West –Chester
Lower Grizzly Road – Portola
Meadow Valley – Meadow Valley
Mohawk Vista – Mohawk Vista
Nakoma Community – Portola
Nelson Point – East Quincy
Old Highway Neighborhood – Quincy
Plumas Eureka Community Services District – Blairsden
Portola – Portola
Quincy – Quincy
River Valley – Portola
Seneca – Canyondam
Sloat/Cromberg/Camp Layman – Cromberg
Smith Creek Ranch Association – Graeagle
Taylorsville – Taylorsville

View the interactive Plumas County Firewise Communities map!

Plumas County Firewise Communities


Mitigation Resources

View grants, community programs, and information on mitigation in your county.

Senior Disabled Defensible Space Clearance Assistance Plumas county residents over 65 or with a disability can apply for assistance meeting the requirements of the California Defensible Space Law.  Visit the Plumas County Fire Safe Council website for more information:
Home Evaluations Plumas county residents can request a no-cost consultation to create a more fire-prepared property through the Plumas County Fire Safe Council.  After the evaluation, residents will have access to a confidential report.
County-wide Chipping Program Plumas County Fire Safe Council is administering a county-wide chipping program with grant funding from CAL FIRE. Visit the website for more information:
Prescribed Fire The Plumas Underburn Cooperative is a group of citizens and firefighters working together to promote wildfire resiliency using controlled application of fire. Visit the website for more information, be informed, and get involved.
Technical Assistance The Feather River Resource Conservation District program targets landowners affected by the Dixie Fire. Landowners who request assistance can have RCD staff assess their property, provide management recommendations, and connect them to county, state and federal programs that can provide financial help with implementing conservation practices.
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