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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Preparing for Wildfire Season During COVID-19

Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team Preparing for Wildfire Season During COVID-19 What you need to know about preparing for wildfire during the pandemic Contact: Tia Rancourt, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, 775-813-8106 Eric Guevin, Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District, 775-815-0972 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – Despite the COVID-19 Pandemic, wildfire season is upon us and […]

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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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Prescribed fire operations resume Monday at Sugar Pine Point

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team For Immediate Release Contact:  USDA Forest Service Lisa Herron 530-543-2815   Prescribed fire operations resume Monday at Sugar Pine Point Lake Tahoe, Calif./Nev.  – Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) member, California State Parks, is planning to conduct an understory burn in Sugar Pine Point State Park beginning […]

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