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Tahoe Basin widespread prescribed fire operations continue

January 19th, 2021

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team Tahoe Basin widespread prescribed fire operations continue Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-721-3898 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., Jan. 19, 2021 – The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team will continue widespread prescribed fire operations this week in the Lake Tahoe Basin, if conditions and weather allow. Smoke may be […]

PILE BURNING CONTINUING JANUARY 18 – 29, 2021

January 19th, 2021

Contact: Tia Rancourt Public Education/Information Officer North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District 775-813-8106 [email protected] PILE BURNING CONTINUING JANUARY 18 – 29, 2021 Weather conditions permitting, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District will be pile burning January 18 – 29, 2021 north of Sweetwater Rd. and east of Tomahawk Trail, and east of Fairview Blvd., […]

Chamberlands Community Earns National Recognition for Wildfire Preparedness

January 19th, 2021

PRESS RELEASE Erin Holland – Public Information Officer North Tahoe Fire – [email protected] – 530-308-1158 Chamberlands Community Earns National Recognition for Wildfire Preparedness Tahoe City, Calif. Jan. 6, 2021 – Chamberlands, in the Homewood community on Lake Tahoe’s west shore, is the sixth community in North Tahoe to receive the National Fire Protection Association’s recognition […]

Open Burning Starts January 11, 2021 in Incline Village & Crystal Bay by Permit Only

January 5th, 2021

Contact: Tia Rancourt Public Education/Information Officer North Lake Tahoe Fire 775-813-8106 [email protected]   Open Burning Starts January 11, 2021 in Incline Village & Crystal Bay by Permit Only   The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District will lift the seasonal fire restrictions on outdoor burning effective January 11, 2021. Permits for open burning of pine […]

Lake Tahoe prescribed fire operations resume

January 5th, 2021

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team For Immediate Release Lake Tahoe prescribed fire operations resume Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-721-3898 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., Jan. 5, 2021 – The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) will resume prescribed fire operations this week in the Lake Tahoe Basin. Operations will continue over the next […]

PILE BURNING WEEK OF JANUARY 4, 2021

December 30th, 2020

Contact: Tia Rancourt Public Education/Information Officer North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District 775-813-8106 [email protected] PILE BURNING WEEK OF JANUARY 4, 2021 Weather conditions permitting, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District will be pile burning the week of January 4, 2021 north of Sweetwater Rd. and east of Fairview Blvd., south of State Route 431. […]

Proper Ash Disposal

December 30th, 2020

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team Proper Ash Disposal Contact: North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, Tia Rancourt 775-813-8106 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – As the temperature drops outside and we think about using our fireplaces and heating stoves, it is important to remember a few safety tips and precautions. Heating equipment and improper ash […]

FREE HOLIDAY TREE RECYCLING PROGRAM

December 30th, 2020

Contact: Tia Rancourt FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Public Education/Information Officer North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District 775-813-8106 [email protected] FREE HOLIDAY TREE RECYCLING PROGRAM Waste Management and North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District have teamed up with Incline Village General Improvement District for the Waste Not Program, annual FREE Holiday Tree Recycling program. This FREE Holiday Tree […]

Agate Bay Community Earns National Recognition for Wildfire Preparedness

December 23rd, 2020

Erin Holland – Public Information Officer North Tahoe Fire – [email protected] 530-308-1158 Agate Bay Community Earns National Recognition for Wildfire Preparedness Tahoe City, Calif. Dec. 22, 2020 – Agate Bay is the fifth community in North Tahoe to receive the National Fire Protection Association’s recognition as a Firewise USA® community. The Firewise USA® program teaches […]

Widespread prescribed fire operations continue in Tahoe Basin

December 14th, 2020

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team Widespread prescribed fire operations continue in Tahoe Basin Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-721-3898 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., Dec. 14, 2020 – Weather and conditions permitting, the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) will continue prescribed fire operations this week in the Lake Tahoe Basin. California State Parks, […]