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OPEN PUBLIC BURNING CLOSING 4.21.2020

April 21st, 2020

Contact: Tia Rancourt Public Education/Information Officer North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District 775-813-8106 [email protected] OPEN PUBLIC BURNING CLOSING 4.21.2020 Effective Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 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, slash piles, wood burning recreational […]

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Weekly Tip #4: Make a Home Inventory List

April 15th, 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: Make a Home Inventory List If you had to process an insurance claim after a wildfire, would you be able to remember […]

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Weekly Indoor Tip #3: Talking to Kids About Wildfire

April 8th, 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: Talking to Kids About Wildfire Preparing for wildfire is a crucial part of living at Lake Tahoe. Given the importance of planning […]

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Weekly Indoor Tip #2: Make a Family Evacuation Plan

April 8th, 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: Make a Family Evacuation Plan Making a plan is one of the most important things you can do to prepare your family […]

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Weekly Indoor Tip #1: Create a Go-Bag

April 8th, 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 Go-Bag Some of you have been thinking about making your emergency Go-Bag for months, and now is the perfect time […]

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Pacific Southwest Region postpones new prescribed fire ignitions on national forest lands in California

March 23rd, 2020

Pacific Southwest Region postpones new prescribed fire ignitions on national forest lands in California VALLEJO, Calif., March 20, 2020. – The USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region announced today that all new ignitions for prescribed fire have been postponed until further notice. Potential smoke impacts to the public are considered in all prescribed fire and […]

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COVID-19: Tahoe Network Update

March 20th, 2020

With the threat of COVID-19 at the top of everyone’s minds, the Tahoe Network of Fire Adapted Communities has taken the necessary steps to protect staff, neighborhood leaders, and the community. In response to recommendations from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), staff are working remotely and all neighborhood leader meetings have been postponed. We’d […]

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Widespread prescribed fire operations continue at Lake Tahoe

March 3rd, 2020

Widespread prescribed fire operations continue at Lake Tahoe Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-543-2815 Lake Tahoe, Calif./Nev.  – The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT), which includes local, state and federal land management agencies, will continue prescribed fire operations in the Tahoe Basin over the next several weeks, weather permitting. Smoke may be visible. […]

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Lake Tahoe prescribed fire operations continue

February 20th, 2020

Lake Tahoe prescribed fire operations continue Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-543-2815 Lake Tahoe, Calif./Nev.  – Weather, conditions and staffing permitted, the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) will continue prescribed fire operations at Lake Tahoe over the next several weeks. Smoke may be visible. View a map with project locations and details at […]

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Golden Bear Community Earns First South Lake Tahoe Firewise USA® Designation

February 5th, 2020

*** For Immediate Release*** Lake Valley Fire Protection District 2211 Keetak Street South Lake Tahoe CA 96150 530-577-3737 Kileigh Labrado- PIO [email protected] Diana Swart – PIO- [email protected]re.ca.gov Press Release Lower Montgomery Estates Community (Golden Bear) Earns First South Lake Tahoe National Firewise USA® Designation Meyers, CA Feb 5, 2020 – Residents of the Golden Bear […]

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