Agoura Hills Firewise Community Assessments

This recent disturbing graph from CAL FIRE, clearly emphasizes that it is not so much the number of fires that have increased over the past year, but the size and severity of the fires that is most concerning. Our homes have become the number one source of fuel for wildfires. COMMUNITY WILDFIRE RISK ASSESSMENTS Thank […]

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RCDSMM Posts New Videos

The Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains Community Resilience team, with a grant from CAL FIRE, created a series of videos to help communities become more wildfire-resilient. The videos cover wildfire preparedness, fire ecology and how-to’s for home-hardening and defensible space! LA County Fire Department Forestry Division, had an open house for the

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Website Quick Links

We have added a “Quick Links” feature to our website. We are very proud of all the content and resources we have built for you on our website, but lots of content does have its downside. Sometimes you are looking for some information or a link, that you saw somewhere on the website, but you

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AHFSC Holds First Public Meeting

Danielle Picciano outlined the FREE home assessment program provided by the RCD. Beth Burnam emphasized the importance of Firewise Communities. Haddee Hammoud explained the steps needed to become a Firewise Community. Concerned residents asked questions. Agoura Hills Fire Safe Council holds its first Public Meeting. In an almost filled-to-capacity Agoura Hills Civic Center Community Room,

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CA Department of Insurance Webinar

On April 4th, 2024, the CA Department of Insurance held a webinar “Wildfire and Disaster Insurance On-line Town Hall,” hosted by Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara, Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin, and the Las Virgenes-Malibu Council of Governments.  Agoura Hills’ very own Mayor Pro Tem Penny Sylvester was part of the panel and asked Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara

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We need volunteers

The Agoura Hills Fire Safe Council (AHFSC) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization that depends upon volunteers to accomplish our mission. To accomplish the objectives of creating Agoura Hills Firewise Communities, the communities are required to annually complete volunteer activities focused on fire prevention and protection. There are many skill sets that can be useful in our mission to

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Firewise was developed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and is a cooperative effort among local, state, federal and private agencies and organizations to promote fire safety in the wildland/urban interface. Firefighters do not have the resources to defend every home during a wildfire. Firewise communities are those that have taken appropriate measures to

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