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How to Evacuate a Wildfire

August 31st, 2020

August 2020 Newsletter: How to Evacuate a Wildfire First and foremost, our thoughts go out to all of those who have been impacted by California and Nevada’s recent wildfires. As we face the risks and impacts of wildfire throughout the West, those of us at Lake Tahoe must be prepared for a potential evacuation. Here’s […]

RED FLAG WARNING DECLARATION – VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER

August 25th, 2020

Erin Holland – Public Information Officer North Tahoe Fire [email protected] – 530-308-1158 RED FLAG WARNING DECLARATION – VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER Tahoe City, Calif. Aug. 25, 2020 – The National Weather Service (NOAA) has issued a Red Flag Warning from today from noon to 5:00 p.m. PDT for thunderstorms and strong outflow winds for the […]

Red Flag Warning Declaration – Very High Fire Danger

August 24th, 2020

PRESS RELEASE Erin Holland -Public Information Officer  North Tahoe Fire  [email protected] – 530-308-1158 RED FLAG WARNING DECLARATION – VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER Tahoe City, Calif. August 23, 2020 – The National Weather Service (NOAA) has issued a Red Flag Warning from 8 PM Sunday to 11 AM PDT Monday for thunderstorms and strong outflow winds […]

RED FLAG WARNING DECLARATION – VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER

August 12th, 2020

North Tahoe and Meeks Bay Fire Protection Districts PRESS RELEASE Erin Holland – Public Information Officer North Tahoe Fire [email protected] – 530-308-1158  RED FLAG WARNING DECLARATION – VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER Tahoe City, Calif. August 11, 2020 – The National Weather Service (NOAA) has determined that fuel moistures and atmospheric conditions warrant a Red Flag […]

RED FLAG WARNING DECLARATION – VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER

July 27th, 2020

PRESS RELEASE Erin Holland Public Information Officer North Tahoe Fire [email protected] – 530-308-1158 RED FLAG WARNING DECLARATION – VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER Tahoe City, Calif. July 26, 2020 – The National Weather Service (NOAA) has determined that fuel moistures and atmospheric conditions warrant a Red Flag Warning (VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER) for the Lake Tahoe […]

WEATHER & FIRE SAFETY INFORMATION

July 22nd, 2020

July 22, 2020 Contact: Tia Rancourt, Public Education/Information Officer, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, 775-813-8106, [email protected] WEATHER & FIRE SAFETY INFORMATION As we have been experiencing lately, fires started by lightning peak in the summer months and in the late afternoon and early evening. Know what to do to keep you and your family […]

RED FLAG WARNING DECLARATION – VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER

July 21st, 2020

Contact: Erin Holland – Public Information Officer – North Tahoe Fire – [email protected] – 530-308-1158 RED FLAG WARNING DECLARATION – VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER Tahoe City, Calif. July 21, 2020 – The National Weather Service (NOAA) has determined that fuel moistures and atmospheric conditions warrant a Red Flag Warning (VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER) for the […]

Tahoe Home Retrofit Public Workshop

July 21st, 2020

Tahoe Home Retrofit Public Workshop Learn How to Harden Your Home Against Wildfire Contact: Carlie Murphy, Tahoe RCD, 530-543-1501 x114, [email protected] LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – With our wildfire year underway at Lake Tahoe, it’s critical for residents to prepare their homes for wildfire. One of the most effective ways residents can prepare their homes is […]

RED FLAG WARNING DECLARATION – VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER

July 6th, 2020

RED FLAG WARNING DECLARATION – VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER Tahoe City, Calif. July 6, 2020 – The National Weather Service (NOAA) has determined that fuel moistures and atmospheric conditions warrant a Red Flag Warning (VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER) for the Lake Tahoe Basin Zone CA-272 on Monday, July 6, 2020 from 2:00p.m. to 9:00p.m. The […]

CAL FIRE Takes Zero Tolerance Stance Against Illegal Fireworks

July 4th, 2020

CAL FIRE Takes Zero Tolerance Stance Against Illegal Fireworks Anyone Caught With Illegal Fireworks Could Face Steep Fines & Arrest   Sacramento – The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) concluded a statewide operation designed to prevent illegal fireworks from entering California.  The statewide operation, conducted between June 26th and June 30th, […]