Below are information resources for the Coloma-Lotus Valley related to emergencies. If you believe another resource should be added or any should be updated, please let us know at

Preparation & Prevention


Register for alerts with CodeRED

Note: A CodeRED Emergency message will have a caller ID of 866-419-5000. A CodeRED General message will have a caller ID 855-969-4636. They suggest you program both numbers in your cell phone as a “new contact”. If you need to replay the emergency notification message again, simply dial the number and you will be able to hear the message again.

After registering your telephones with CodeRED at, in an emergency, you will receive notifications in the form of voice telephone calls, text messages and emails.  Please follow any directives given in these emergency notifications.  Remember to register all of your telephone numbers with CodeRED including all cellular numbers and landlines.  Parents, remember to register the cell numbers of any children so they are aware of any emergency situations.

El Dorado County Office of Emergency Services

2900 Fairlane Court, Placerville, CA 95667

(530) 621-7560

OES Website        OES Facebook Page

State of California Information – – a website with many resources.

California FireSafe Council information for residents

CalFire’s ReadyForWildfire website with app download

Chipping Program 2019 chipping services for neighborhoods and individuals

Check Local Burn Regulations before you burn

FireWise (National Fire Protection Association) training webinars and  educational materials

American Red Cross Gold County Region training and volunteer opportunities

Up-to-date Fires & Emergency Information – for fire information, weather, road conditions, fire preparation information

CalFire Incident Information or call (530) 647-5218

Interagency Information

Facebook pages:


See CalFire evacuation tips

Electric Power Outages

PGE Power outage map and sign up for alerts: