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How to make your home more FIRE SAFE with FREE curbside chipping!

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Simple things you can do to
make your property ready for wildfire. It's not IF, it's WHEN— 
Be Prepared, Not Surprised!
Our Team

Our amazing team of first responder agencies, non-profits, volunteers and chipping professionals are committed to reducing the "fuel load" in our communities.  FREE chipping is offered through a variety of entities throughout the Inland Empire.  Our partners include: Mountain Rim Fire Safe Council, CAL FIRESan Bernardino County FireBig Bear Fire , the City of Big Bear Lake, California Fire Foundation, California Fire Safe Council, Southern California Edison and more.

Our History


FREE is a cooperative effort of fire safe councils in the Inland Empire, sponsored by Mountain Rim Fire Safe Council (MRFSC) and the Inland Empire Fire Safe Alliance (IEFSA).  MRFSC has been serving the Rim Communities in the San Bernardino Mountains since 1999. More than 14 fire safe councils operate in the Inland Empire - helping neighbors learn about defensible space and what each property owner can do to make a difference in the face of wildfire.

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