BURN PERMITS REQUIRED
CALL BEFORE YOU BURN 530-621-5897
Board Meeting Tuesday May 21, 2013 9:30 a.m. Garden Valley Fire Station Meeting Room
Garden Valley Fire Protection District is a combination paid/volunteer department located near the heart of California's historic Mother Lode in northern El Dorado County, California.
Garden Valley Fire Protection District serves Garden Valley, Kelsey, Greenwood and the Georgetown Divide.
Headquarters Station 51 ~ 4860 Marshall Rd., Garden Valley, CA 95633 ~ 530.333.1240 Emergency call 911
Mission Statement “It is the mission of Garden Valley Fire Protection District to provide the highest level of emergency response to fire, medical and rescue incidents within the Fire Protection District consistent with the budget and resources provided by the Board of Directors of the Garden Valley Fire Protection District.”
The Garden Valley Fire Protection District, a combination paid and volunteer staffed department is an “all risk” agency providing fire protection, rescue and initial response medical aid to a population of approximately 7,500. The District consists of an area of approximately 60 square miles of unincorporated area on the Georgetown Divide in northern El Dorado County which includes the gold rush communities of Garden Valley, Kelsey and Greenwood and covers part of the historic Mother Lode Gold Country from the South Fork of the American River at Chili Bar, North to Gate Three of Auburn Lake Trails in the Greenwood area, Northeast to Shoemaker Road South of Georgetown, East as far as Darling Ridge in the El Dorado National Forest and West to the American River near the famous Marshall gold discovery site at Coloma. We border the El Dorado National Forest and have within our district approximately 8 square miles of Forest Service land that we are responsible for, as well as many BLM parcels (often old abandoned mining claims).