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CAL FIRE News Release: Residential Burn Permits Required May 1st

April 30th, 2020

CAL FIRE News Release Amador- El Dorado Unit Contact: Diana Swart 530-683-5229 Residential Burn Permits Required May 1st Camino – Residential burn permits will be required beginning Friday, May 1st. These permits are available to the public FREE of charge, and allow for the burning of dry landscape vegetation (NOT household trash) that originates from […]

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Weekly Tip #6: Create a Home Hardening Plan

April 30th, 2020

Read the original newsletter here. 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 Home Hardening Project Plan Now that the snow has melted, it’s time to start planning […]

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Weekly Tip #5: Identify Your Home’s Ember Vulnerabilities

April 30th, 2020

Read the original newsletter here. 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: Identify Your Home’s Ember Vulnerabilities Did you know embers are the leading cause of wildfire-related home ignitions? […]

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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

Read the original newsletter here. 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 […]

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Weekly Indoor Tip #3: Talking to Kids About Wildfire

April 9th, 2020

Read the original newsletter here. 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. […]

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Weekly Indoor Tip #2: Make a Family Evacuation Plan

April 8th, 2020

  Read the original newsletter here. 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 […]

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Weekly Indoor Tip #1: Create a Go-Bag

April 8th, 2020

Read the original newsletter here. 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 […]

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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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