Proper Ash Disposal

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team Proper Ash Disposal Contact: North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, Tia Rancourt 775-813-8106 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – As the temperature drops outside and we think about using our fireplaces and heating stoves, it is important to remember a few safety tips and precautions. Heating equipment and improper ash […]

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Celebrate Thanksgiving Safely This Year

Contact: Tia Rancourt Public Education/Information Officer North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District 775-813-8106 [email protected] CELEBRATE THANKSGIVING SAFELY THIS YEAR Traditionally, Thanksgiving is a time for gatherings with family and friends. However, this year is not like most with the COVID-19 pandemic. The CDC recommends the safest way to celebrate is with the people in your […]

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Burning Restrictions Lifted in North Tahoe Fire and Meeks Bay Fire Protection Districts

Tahoe City, Calif. Nov. 16, 2020 – With the arrival of moisture, higher humidity and winter weather conditions, effective today, November 16, 2020, CAL FIRE lifted the burn permit suspension that has been in place in Placer and El Dorado counties during fire season. Following CAL FIRE’s lifting of fire restrictions, which indicates the end […]

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CAL FIRE Amador-El Dorado Unit Lifts Burn Permit Suspension

Camino – Effective at 12:00 P.M. on November 16, 2020, the burn permit suspension in the Amador-El Dorado Unit (AEU) service areas will be lifted. CAL FIRE AEU Unit Chief Scott Lindgren is formally cancelling the burn permit suspension. Those possessing current and valid agriculture and residential burn permits can now resume burning on permissible […]

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Charcoal Fire Restrictions Lifted in North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District

Contact: Tia Rancourt, Public Education/Information Officer, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, 775-813-8106, [email protected] With the arrival of moisture, higher humidity, and winter weather conditions; effective Tuesday, November 10, 2020, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District has lifted the suspension of the use of solid-fuel and charcoal barbeques that has been in place in Incline […]

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