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Carmel Highlands is a proactive, progressive Fire District providing a maximum level of service and protection to our community.
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Emergency notification to improve communications and keep our residents informed & safe in times of crisis.
Storm
Residents are advised to keep necessary supplies on hand and to remain in their homes during a significant storm.
Utilities Shut-off
It's vital that all household members know how to shut off gas meters, water valves, and electrical circuits.

Wildfire Preparation

Preparing for a wildfire starts with 3 simple steps: Ready, Set, Go. Is your home ready?

Training

New Class! Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). Area residents are invited to attend.

Smoke Detectors

Have you changed the batteries in your smoke detector lately?

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Due to lack of precipitation and predicted weather events, CAL FIRE has suspended burn permits in Monterey and San Benito Counties at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 14, 2021. This temporary suspension will last until a reduction in fire hazard.
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CAL FIRE will suspend all burn permits within the State Responsibility Area and Local Responsibility Areas under contract with CAL FIRE, in San Benito and Monterey Counties. This suspension takes effect January 14, 2021 at 8:00a.m. and bans all residential outdoor burning.

Did you receive an emergency text on your cell phone? This was part of a region-wide emergency alert message sent out by the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services in response to the new stay at home order.
If you have any questions, please visit https://covid19.ca.gov/

CAL FIRE Lifts Burn Permit Suspension in San Benito and Monterey Counties beginning Dec. 21 @ 8:00AM.
Residents wishing to burn MUST verify it is a permissive burn day prior to burning.
http://mbard.org/ or (800) 225-2876.
Permits available at:
https://burnpermit.fire.ca.gov/

PG&E has a planned Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) starting on Monday. It will NOT be affecting the immediate area. To learn more about a PSPS and to look up your individual address, follow this link:

https://pgealerts.alerts.pge.com/updates/?_ga=2.19653304.1041090166.1607126891-213911505.1607126891&_gac=1.204751268.1607131736.EAIaIQobChMIxqT9ndi17QIVAhmtBh1lWgPVEAAYASAAEgKZKfD_BwE

Carmel Highlands Fire is happy to announce the fourth round of our residential chipping program for 2020. Chipping begins November 30th and ends December 11th.
Year-round dates and all program guidelines are posted on our website:
https://carmelhighlandsfire.org/fuel-reduction/
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