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Ventura County is home to the Ventura County Wildfire Collaborative (VCWC), consisting of Ventura County Resource Conservation District, Ventura Regional Fire Safe Council, Ojai Valley Fire Safe Council, Bell Canyon Fire Safe Council, Ventu Park Fire Safe Council, Oak Park Fire Safe Council, and a private industry partner, Jensen Hughes (see the Fire Safe Councils tab below).  The VCWC is working on county-wide goals, including risk mapping, vulnerability assessments, evacuation planning, home hardening, and a regional Wildfire Summit.  Each VCWC member also have their own specific projects that are focused on their particular region of the County.   For more information see and the Fire Safe Council links below.

General Preparedness

Listos California Disaster Ready Guide

View the Listos California Disaster Ready Guide to find safety steps for any disaster.

Ventura County Hazard Map

View the Ventura County Hazard map for wildfire, earthquake, and flood risk.

View the Ventura County Disaster Directory for an in-depth list of Ventura County resources.

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Click here for information on the Ventura County Emergency Notification System.

Local Emergency Resources

Ventura County is a Contract County and the Ventura County Fire Department protects both

under a contract with CAL FIRE. Much of the northern portion of the county is FRA where the Los Padres National Forest responds to wildfires. The Channel Islands are under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service.

County of Ventura Office of Emergency Services
800 S. Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 654-5000

City of Oxnard
Disaster Preparedness Resources

City of Fillmore
Wildfire Preparedness Resources


Ventura County Fire Department logo
Ventura County Fire Department
165 Durley Avenue
Camarillo, CA 93010-8586
(805) 389-9710
 City of Ventura Fire Department



Ventura Regional Fire Safe Council logo Ventura Regional Firesafe Council
5156 McGrath St., Suite 101,
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 746-7365
Ojai Valley Fire Safe Council logo Ojai Valley Fire Safe Council
16200 Maricopa Highway
Ojai, CA 93023
(805) 646-7307
Ventu Park Fire Safe Council
141 Hope Road
Newbury Park, CA 91320
(805) 498-2057
Bell Canyon logo Bell Canyon Fire Safe Council
30 Hackamore Lane
Suite 8
Bell Canyon, CA 91307
(925) 788-8870
Oak Park Fire Safe Council

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.

Deer Creek Community Associations – Thousand Oaks

Matilija Canyon Properties – Ojai

Los Robles Estates – Thousand Oaks

Ondulonda Community – Ventura

Ventura Firewise Communities Map


Ventura County VOAD logo Ventura County VOAD
702 County Square Dr
Suite #100
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 415-0020
Community Emergency Response Team logo Ventura County CERT


Mitigation Resources
Fire Hazard Reduction Program The Fire Hazard Reduction Program (FHRP) is the cornerstone of the Ventura County Fire Department’s Wildland Fire Action Plan.  Read about the program here:
Chipper Program Visit the Ventura Regional Fire Safe Council for information the grant-funded Chipper Program:
Home Hardening Program If your home is located in a high-risk wildfire area, sign up for a free home hardening assessment.  View a map and more information at the website below:
Community Grazing Program View the Community-Supported Grazing Program for information on vegetation management on the Ojai Valley Fire Safe Council website:
Wildfire Risk and Asset Protection Information The wildfires of 2017-2020 caused devastating property damage and loss of life, resulting in many property owners being unable to procure adequate or affordable property insurance. OVFSC is participating in a series of workshops exploring approaches to increase the availability and affordability of property insurance in California. Find out more here:
Home Safety Survey Participate in a survey to see how safe your home is from wildfire, and how to make it even safer:
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