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Celebrate Thanksgiving Safely This Year

November 24th, 2020

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 […]

Lake Tahoe prescribed fire operations to continue

November 24th, 2020

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team Lake Tahoe prescribed fire operations to continue Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-721-3898 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., Nov. 24, 2020 – California State Park and Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District crews are scheduled to continue prescribed fire operations this week, weather permitting. Smoke may be visible. A map […]

CAN YOUR ASHES!

November 23rd, 2020

November 20, 2020 Contact: Tia Rancourt Public Education/Information Officer North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District 775-813-8106 [email protected] CAN YOUR ASHES! Residents with wood burning heating appliances may apply for a free ash can. As the temperature drops outside and we think about using our fireplaces and heating stoves, it is important to remember a few […]

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

November 16th, 2020

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 […]

Prescribed fire operations continue at Lake Tahoe

November 16th, 2020

Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-721-3898 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., Nov. 16, 2020 – North Lake Tahoe and Tahoe Douglas fire protection districts and California State Parks are scheduled to continue prescribed fire operations this week, weather permitting. Smoke may be visible. A map with project locations and details is available for viewing at https://www.tahoelivingwithfire.com/get-informed/ […]

CAL FIRE Amador-El Dorado Unit Lifts Burn Permit Suspension

November 16th, 2020

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 […]

Forest Service seeks input on vegetation management of power line corridors in the Tahoe Basin

November 16th, 2020

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif., Nov. 16, 2020- The USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU), in partnership with NV Energy and the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest (HTNF), is seeking public comment on the NV Energy Resilience Corridors project. This project proposes vegetation treatments along roughly 43 miles of power line corridors on approximately 5,300 […]

Charcoal Fire Restrictions Lifted in North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District

November 11th, 2020

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 […]

Easing of Fire Restrictions in North Tahoe Fire and Meeks Bay Fire Protection Districts

November 10th, 2020

Contact: Erin Holland – Public Information Officer – North Tahoe Fire – [email protected] – 530-308-1158 Tahoe City, Calif. Nov. 10, 2020 – Thanks to the arrival of moisture and higher humidity, effective today, November 10, 2020 fire agencies in the Tahoe Basin may begin easing local fire restrictions. Local fire restrictions for the North Tahoe […]

Wildfire Home Retrofit Workshop for Building Professionals

November 10th, 2020

Learn how to build, design, and retrofit homes to withstand wildfire Contact: Carlie Murphy, Tahoe RCD, 530-543-1501 x114, [email protected] LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – Building professionals are invited to join a free virtual workshop to learn how to design, build, and retrofit homes to withstand wildfire. Hosted by the Tahoe Network of Fire Adapted Communities with […]