Tahoe Fire & Fuels Team to begin Lake Tahoe prescribed fire program

PRESS RELEASETahoe Fire and Fuels TeamFor Immediate Release Contact: USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 543-2815 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., Oct. 12, 2021 – Under the coordination of the Tahoe Fire & Fuels Team (TFFT), the Lake Tahoe Basin fall prescribed fire program may begin as early as November, weather and conditions permitting. Smoke will be […]

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‘No miracle’: Christmas Valley, Meyers saved by firefighters, prevention measures

MEYERS, Calif. — The Caldor Fire has claimed more than 700 single family residences since it began on Aug. 14 but Christmas Valley and Meyers homes remained relatively unscathed. Many have called this the “Christmas Valley Miracle,” but Lake Valley Fire Protection District Chief Brad Zlendick said it’s not a miracle, it’s the efforts of […]

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PRESERVING WATER FOR THE FIRE FIGHT

Erin Holland – Public Information Officer – North Tahoe Fire – [email protected] – (530) 584-2361 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – Water purveyors around Lake Tahoe are reporting an alarming trend; residents leaving irrigation, garden hoses, and sprinklers on roofs actively running as they follow evacuation orders. Not only is this not helpful in protecting homes from […]

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RED FLAG WARNING DECLARATION – VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER

Erin Holland – Public Information Officer – North Tahoe Fire – [email protected] – 530-308-1158 Tahoe City, Calif. August 16, 2021 – The National Weather Service (NOAA) has issued a Red Flag Warning for critical fire weather conditions from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 for the greater Lake Tahoe/Truckee area. The […]

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LAKE TAHOE FIRE RESTRICTIONS & FIRE PREVENTION TIPS

Tahoe Fire and Fuels TeamFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 10th, 2021 Contact: Amanda Milici, Tahoe Resource Conservation District, 530-543-1501 x 114 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – With California and Nevada experiencing moderate to extreme drought conditions, it is crucial to exercise utmost caution in Lake Tahoe this year. Residents and visitors should be aware of fire restrictions […]

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