Free Business Continuity Planning Resources:

Every Business Should Have a Plan.  FEMA.

The Voluntary Private Sector Preparedness Program — PS-Prep™ & Small Business Preparedness. FEMA.

SMB Prepared Playbook. American Red Cross Ready Rating.

Open for Business OFB-EZ. Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety. 

Prepare My Business

Business Emergency Plan.

Utility Resources:

PG&E’s Emergency Preparedness resources

SMUD’s Emergency Preparedness resources

SMUD programs for business

Other Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Resources:

Agility Recovery (based in Charlotte, NC).
Agility Recovery – The Definitive Guide to Disaster Recovery Planning

Connect Consulting Services (based in Sacramento).

Quest Technology Management (based in Sacramento).

Regional Offices of Emergency Services

El Dorado County Office of Emergency Services (part of the Sheriff’s office)

Placer County Office of Emergency Services
530-886-4600 (main office)
530-886-5300 (Emergency Operations Center)

Sacramento County Office of Emergency Services
(916) 875-6900 (24/7)
(916) 874-4670 (M-F 7am-5pm)

Yolo County Office of Emergency Services
(530) 666-8150 (daily operations)
(530) 666-8920 (OES Duty Officer)

Local Hazard Mitigation Plans

El Dorado County contact Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services
Placer County Local Hazard Mitigation Plan
Sacramento County Local Hazard Mitigation Plan
Yolo County Operational Area Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan

Community Wildfire Resources

Nevada County

  • Fire Safe Council of Nevada County  – all encompassing hub of education, outreach, assistance and support for disaster preparation and recovery
  • Nevada County Veterinary Disaster Response Team Animal EVAC – local animal evacuation assistance
  • Nevada County Office of Emergency Services (OES) – all encompassing agency to mitigate, prepare, respond and assist with disaster recovery
  • Nevada County CodeRED Emergency Notification System
  • Nevada County Resource Conservation District – (530) 272-3417 – assist with fuel reduction, conservation planning and emergency response
  • Cal Fire – Regional Office – Auburn – (530) 889-0111
  • Cal Fire Recorded Fire Incident Information – (530) 823-4083 – realtime reporting of major fire events and incidents
  • Tahoe National Forest – (530) 265-4531 – overseeing jurisdiction of public land in the Lake Tahoe Basin
  • Bureau of Land Management – (916) 941-3101 – assiste with fuel reduction, conservation planning and emergency response
  • Nevada County Public Health Department – Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) – (530) 265-7174 – local agency to train and recruit communities members in preparation for a disaster
  • American Red Cross Capital Region – (916) 993-7070
  • American Red Cross Northeastern Chapter – (530) 673-1460
  • Forester’s Co-Op – state collaborative to assist with permitting of natural resource and wildfire projects, rural community developments and biomass energy sites.

Tuolumne County

  • Fire Safe Council of Tuolumne County – A hub for community fire education, prevention and community support for fire-risk reduction.
  • Yosemite Foothills FireSafe Council – Rick Whybra (209-962-7610) – a point of contact to facilitate fire prevention and education outreach in the Yosemite foothill region
  • Private Contractors to assist with Defensible Space
  • Tuolumne County Fire Department – 209-533-5100 – first responders to provide life and property emergency response
  • CAL FIRE Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit – Josh White – 209-754-3831 – state-wide wildland firefighting response department, dedicated to protection and stewardship of the forested regions of California
  • Cal Fire Recorded Fire Incident Information – (530) 823-4083 – realtime reporting of major fire events and incidents
  • Tuolumne County Resource Conservation District – 209-984-0500 – coordinating technical, financial and education resources to meet the needs of local land managers and citizens
  • Tuolumne Office of Emergency Services (OES) – 209-533-5511 – provides coordination and direction for large-scale emergencies before and during the event
  • Tuolumne OES Alert Center – notification system for emergency events in Tuolumne County
  • Tuolumne Search and Rescue (SAR) – Admin: 209-533-5855. Dispatch: 209-533-5815 – network of highly skilled individuals to rapidly respond to any immediate danger or disaster in the community as well as provide any mutual aid during an emergency.

Stanislaus National Forest (SNF) – 209-532-3671 – containing four Ranger Districts, SNF is the overseeing jurisdiction of near 900,000 acres of forested land. Contact for more information on how to prevent wildfire and how to report a wildfire in an emergency.