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LAKE TAHOE WILDFIRE AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

May 3rd, 2022

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 2nd, 2022 LAKE TAHOE WILDFIRE AWARENESS CAMPAIGN Contact: Amanda Milici, Tahoe Resource Conservation District, (530) 543-1501 x 114 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev.– As California and Nevada enter a third year of drought, the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team is leveling up the region’s preparedness efforts […]

SPRING IS HERE – IT’S TIME TO THINK ABOUR YOUR DEFENSIBLE SPACE!

April 20th, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tia Rancourt Public Education/Information Officer North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District 775-813-8106 trancourt@nltfpd.net SPRING IS HERE – IT’S TIME TO THINK ABOUR YOUR DEFENSIBLE SPACE! As we make our way into spring, it is a good time to start thinking about getting our yard cleaned up and that means making sure […]

CHIPPING & DEFENSIBLE SPACE SERVICES BEGIN MAY 9, 2022

April 20th, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tia Rancourt Public Education/Information Officer North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District                              775-813-8106 trancourt@nltfpd.net CHIPPING & DEFENSIBLE SPACE SERVICES BEGIN MAY 9, 2022 The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District is gearing up for fire and fuels reduction activities for the 2022 season. The District will begin conducting defensible space evaluations and […]

Prescribed fire operations continue at Lake Tahoe

April 13th, 2022

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team For Immediate Release Prescribed fire operations continue at Lake Tahoe Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 721-3898 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., April 12, 2022 – The Tahoe Fire & Fuels Team (TFFT) may continue burning piles this week on Lake Tahoe’s northwest shore, weather permitting. Smoke will be […]

OPEN PUBLIC BURNING CLOSING APRIL 11, 2022

April 6th, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tia Rancourt Public Education/Information Officer North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District 775-813-8106 trancourt@nltfpd.net OPEN PUBLIC BURNING CLOSING APRIL 11, 2022 Effective Monday, April 11, 2022, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District will be closing open public burning and will no longer issue burn permits for solid fuels (e.g., pine needles, […]

Forest Service reminds public to use caution in Caldor Fire area

April 5th, 2022

Pacific Southwest Region Lake Tahoe Basin Management Forest Service News Release Public Affairs Specialist: Lisa Herron (530) 721-3898 lisa.herron@usda.gov www.fs.usda.gov/ltbmu www.facebook.com/LakeTahoeUSFS/ twitter.com/LakeTahoeUSFS Forest Service reminds public to use caution in Caldor Fire area Many hazards exist including fire-weakened trees, burned stump holes and missing trail signs SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif., March 31, 2022 – The […]

Lake Tahoe Basin prescribed fires to continue

March 28th, 2022

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team For Immediate Release Lake Tahoe Basin prescribed fires to continue Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 721-3898                                                LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., March 28, 2022– Conditions and weather permitting, the Tahoe Fire & Fuels Team (TFFT) will continue burning piles this week around Lake Tahoe. Prescribed fire […]

Prescribed fire operations continue at Lake Tahoe

March 24th, 2022

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team For Immediate Release Prescribed fire operations continue at Lake Tahoe Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 721-3898                                                LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., March 21, 2022 – The Tahoe Fire & Fuels Team (TFFT) may continue burning piles this week around the Lake Tahoe Basin, conditions and weather […]

Lake Tahoe widespread prescribed fire operations continue

March 15th, 2022

Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 721-3898                                                LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., March 14, 2022 – Depending on favorable conditions and weather, the Tahoe Fire & Fuels Team (TFFT) may continue widespread prescribed fire operations this week around the Lake Tahoe Basin. These prescribed fires are expected to continue as conditions allow to help […]

Widespread prescribed fire operations for Lake Tahoe

March 7th, 2022

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team For Immediate Release Widespread prescribed fire operations for Lake Tahoe Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 721-3898 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., March 7, 2022 – The Tahoe Fire & Fuels Team (TFFT) will continue widespread prescribed fire operations this week around the Lake Tahoe Basin, weather and conditions […]