Fire and Fire Brigade Info

Ponderosa, Ca has a volunteer Fire Brigade that is crucial to the safety of our community.

For more information on volunteering or donating, please contact us.

​​Chief Dave Lapere

(559) 542-2452
Asst Chief ( Operations) Frank Ohnesorgen
(559) 542-2433
Asst Chief (Admin)  Scott Ray James II
(559) 542-2592

Fire Brigade Training Dates



Firebomber Publications Blog

Fire Maps GeoMac

Current and Past Fire Info: Central California Interagency Communication Center

National Interagency Fire Center

National Wildland Fire Training

Wild land Fire Info 

USDA Forest Service Fire and Aviation 

USDA Forest Service Fire Map

NASA Fire and Smoke 

Geospacial Multi-agency Coordination: Wildland Fire Support

San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (burn permits)