RED FLAG WARNING DECLARATION – VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER

RED FLAG WARNING DECLARATION – VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER Tahoe City, Calif. July 6, 2020 – The National Weather Service (NOAA) has determined that fuel moistures and atmospheric conditions warrant a Red Flag Warning (VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER) for the Lake Tahoe Basin Zone CA-272 on Monday, July 6, 2020 from 2:00p.m. to 9:00p.m. The […]

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Fire Officials Urge Extreme Caution as Fireworks Go on Sale

Fire Officials Urge Extreme Caution as Fireworks Go on Sale CAL FIRE Offers Safety Tips this Fourth of July Camino – With the Independence Day holiday rapidly approaching, CAL FIRE is reminding all Californians and visitors to do their part to prevent fires caused by illegal fireworks or the misuse of “Safe and Sane” fireworks. […]

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North Tahoe Fire Meeks Bay Fire Protection Districts Prohibit ALL Open Burning and Recreational Fires

North Tahoe Fire and Meeks Bay Fire Protection Districts Prohibit ALL Open Burning and Recreational Fires Tahoe City, Calif. June 12, 2020 – On Monday, June 15, 2020 CAL FIRE is suspending residential burn permits in the Tahoe Basin. This, along with the fire restrictions announced by the USFS Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit on […]

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CAL FIRE Suspends Burn Permits in Alpine, Amador, El Dorado, and Sacramento Counties

CAL FIRE NEWS RELEASE California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Amador El Dorado Unit CAL FIRE Suspends Burn Permits in Alpine, Amador, El Dorado, and Sacramento Counties Contact: Diana Swart | PIO | (530) 683-5229 Camino – 2020 started out with the driest February since the 1850’s in California. This coupling with warming temperatures […]

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Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit takes steps to reduce human caused wildfires

U.S. Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit Media contact:  Lisa Herron (530) 543-2815   Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit takes steps to reduce human caused wildfires SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif., June 1, 2020 – The USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) is enacting campfire restrictions to protect the […]

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