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Weekly Tip #9: Up Your Preparedness Game With Online Tools

May 26th, 2020

Because we won’t be out in the community for the next several weeks, the Tahoe Network is sending weekly tips on how to prepare for wildfire at home. Stay tuned, we only have one weekly tip left!   This Week’s Tip: Up Your Preparedness Game With Online Tools Although nothing beats talking to our communities at […]

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Weekly Tip #8: Create Defensible Space

May 26th, 2020

Because we won’t be out in the community for the next several weeks, the Tahoe Network is sending weekly tips on how to prepare for wildfire at home. Stay tuned, we only have two weekly tips left!   This Week’s Tip: Create Defensible Space Defensible space refers to the managed landscape surrounding a home that reduces the […]

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Weekly Tip #7: Create a Non-Combustible Zone

May 26th, 2020

Because we won’t be out in the community for the next several weeks, the Tahoe Network is sending out weekly tips on how to prepare for wildfire inside your home. Stay tuned, we only have three weekly tips left! This Week’s Tip: Create a Non-Combustible Zone The first 5 feet adjacent to your home is known […]

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Dollar Point Community Earns National Recognition for Wildfire Preparedness

May 18th, 2020

PRESS RELEASE Erin Holland – Public Information Officer North Tahoe Fire – [email protected] 530-308-1158 Dollar Point Community Earns National Recognition for Wildfire Preparedness Tahoe City, Calif. May 18, 2020 – The hard work and dedication of homeowners in the Dollar Point Community was recognized by receiving the National Fire Protection Association’s designation as a Firewise […]

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Prescribed fire operations begin at Sugar Pine Point State Park

May 11th, 2020

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

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Prescribed fire operations resume near Glenbrook and Zephyr Cove

May 11th, 2020

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team For Immediate Release Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-543-2815   Prescribed fire operations resume near Glenbrook and Zephyr Cove Lake Tahoe, Calif./Nev.  – Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) member, Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District, is planning to conduct understory burns in Glenbrook on May 12 and […]

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Prescribed fire operations resume in the Tahoe Basin

May 1st, 2020

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron  530-543-2815 Prescribed fire operations resume in the Tahoe Basin     Lake Tahoe, Calif./Nev.  – The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) has resumed prescribed fire operations in the Tahoe Basin. California State Parks is currently conducting operations at Burton Creek State Park on […]

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CAL FIRE News Release: Residential Burn Permits Required May 1st

April 30th, 2020

CAL FIRE News Release Amador- El Dorado Unit Contact: Diana Swart 530-683-5229 Residential Burn Permits Required May 1st Camino – Residential burn permits will be required beginning Friday, May 1st. These permits are available to the public FREE of charge, and allow for the burning of dry landscape vegetation (NOT household trash) that originates from […]

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Weekly Tip #6: Create a Home Hardening Plan

April 30th, 2020

Because we won’t be out in the community for the next several weeks, the Tahoe Network is sending out weekly tips on how to prepare for wildfire inside your home. This Week’s Tip: Create a Home Hardening Project Plan Now that the snow has melted, it’s time to start planning and implementing projects that harden […]

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Weekly Tip #5: Identify Your Home’s Ember Vulnerabilities

April 30th, 2020

Because we won’t be out in the community for the next several weeks, the Tahoe Network is sending out weekly tips on how to prepare for wildfire inside your home. This Week’s Tip: Identify Your Home’s Ember Vulnerabilities Did you know embers are the leading cause of wildfire-related home ignitions? Embers are small pieces of […]

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