Emergency Fire Restrictions

Regional Order No. 20-14 USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region Emergency Fire Restrictions Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 551 and 36 C.F.R. § 261.50(a), and to provide for public safety and protect natural resources, the following acts are prohibited on National Forest System lands within the Pacific Southwest Region. This Order is effective from September […]

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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 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RED FLAG WARNING DECLARATION – VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER Tahoe City, Calif. Sep. 17, 2020 – The National Weather Service (NOAA) has issued a Red Flag Warning for critical fire weather conditions from 1:00 p.m. today until 11:00 […]

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Forest Service Temporarily Closes All National Forests In California

News Release September 9, 2020 Media Contact: Jonathan Groveman (707) 562-8995 [email protected] Forest Service Temporarily Closes All National Forests in California VALLEJO, Calif., September 9, 2020 – Due to unprecedented and historic fire conditions throughout the state, the USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region is announcing a temporary closure of an additional ten National Forests, […]

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Regional Order No. 20-09 USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region Emergency Camping Prohibition

Regional Order No. 20-09 USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region Emergency Camping Prohibition Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. 551 and 36 C.F.R. 261.50(a), and to provide for public safety, the following act is prohibited within the Eldorado National Forest, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, Lassen National Forest, Plumas National Forest, and Tahoe National Forest. This Order […]

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RED FLAG WARNING DECLARATION – VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER

RED FLAG WARNING DECLARATION – VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER The Tahoe Basin is under Red Flag/Critical Fire Weather Warning from 5AM – 8PM tonight. We need to be extremely cautious not to create any type of spark. While wood and charcoal are banned during fire season, under Red Flag Weather conditions no outdoor open flames […]

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