El Dorado Hills Fire Department

Rattlesnake sighting are on the rise as warmer weather hits the region

With the days heating up, many people and creatures are exploring the Folsom and El Dorado County trails for exercise and fresh air. People may find a slithering snakes and other w ...

Therapy dog brings smiles to patients in need

After saying goodbye to the department, a retired 25 year veteran of the El Dorado Hills Fire Department continues to serve his community and help those in need with the help of hi ...

Morning kitchen fire temporarily closes Selland’s in EDH

A small kitchen fire closed Selland’s Market-Café in El Dorado Hills’ Town Center this morning. According to Ravin Patel, chief culinary officer of the Selland ...

EDH firefighters help keep homes burn free

The first week of February is dedicated as Burn Awareness Week and local firefighters are working with Shriners Hospitals for Children to spread the word about burn safety. During ...

Green Valley Road reopened after wildland fires

Green Valley Road in El Dorado Hills is reopened after two wildland fires closed the main road temporarily. According to El Dorado Hills Fire Chief Dave Roberts, a 1.5 acre fire w ...

El Dorado Hills firehouse readies for wrecking ball

EL DORADO HILLS, CA - El Dorado Hills Fire Station 84 is currently a shell of its former self as demolition continues and preparation is made for a complete rebuild of the out-of-d ...

Practice chimney safety for a worry-free winter

As the weather becomes colder, many are turning to their fireplaces for a little extra warmth. But, before the logs burn, a few safety tips should be addressed. Folsom Fire Chief ...

EDH first responder remembers 9/11

In the large conference room in the El Dorado Hills Fire Station 85, an American flag hangs to remind the department and community about standing together through tragedy. El Dora ...

Santa spreads cheer to families, collects food for charity

For 49 years, Santa and his elves have joined with the El Dorado Hills Fire Department to visit the neighborhoods in town and spread holiday cheer. Each year Santa rides atop a fi ...

Fire department better able to communicate

Firefighters at the El Dorado Hills Fire Department are communicating clearly now with new equipment received from a grant. Wells Fargo Insurance Services partnered with Fireman’ ...

Wine, cheese centerpiece of firefighter fundraiser

Over the weekend, the 39th annual El Dorado Hills Firefighters’ Association’s Wine, Cheese and Brew Festival fundraiser brought attracted more than 700 to support local firefig ...

EDH man to pedal across country

Lee Wiegand hopes to raise awareness of the AIDS epidemic in Africa by using pedal power. Lee plans to ride his bicycle from San Francisco to Annapolis, Maryland over 10 days wit ...