Because of Cabrillo Estates' location, fire safety is particularly important. In March, 2019 CEPOA began the process of becoming a Firewise Community. An initial community assessment has been completed and work is now underway on our first three-year plan. In the meantime, review this list of low-cost best practices to help make homes more ignition-resistant from wildfires provided by CAL FIRE.
Los Osos Fire Battalion chief Greg Alex addressed the CEPOA membership on August 13, 2017 and shared the pamphlet below, "Living with Fire." He also shared information about the ordinances that affect us, especially in terms of weed abatement. Some key points and resources from his talk include:
SLO County Fire Safe Council can be approached for grants to trim trees on public or common property. If trees are on public property, we can also contact the county.