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

Tahoe Daily Tribune has recently published an article on the firefight in Christmas Valley and Meyers during the Caldor Fire featuring Amanda Milici, the program coordinator for the Fire Adapted Communities program. MEYERS, Calif. — The Caldor Fire has claimed more than 700 single family residences since it began on Aug. 14 but Christmas Valley […]

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Updated Evacuation Checklist & Notifications

The Caldor Fire has been on many of our minds, and our hearts go out to those impacted by the fire. As a reminder, it’s important to evacuate quickly and safely when asked by emergency responders. Preparing for evacuation is the best way to ensure a quick and safe evacuation. Please look at our updated […]

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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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How to Prepare for Wildfire

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 26th, 2021 HOW TO PREPARE FOR WILDFIRE Contact: Amanda Milici, Tahoe Resource Conservation District, (530) 543-1501 x 114 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – Since the 2007 Angora Fire, the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) has completed 65,000 acres of treatment to reduce hazardous fuels […]

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RED FLAG WARNING DECLARATION – VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER

Erin Holland – Public Information Officer – North Tahoe Fire – holl[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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