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Do you want to learn more about the use of prescribed fire in the Lake Tahoe Basin?  Visit the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team page and scroll down to the Prescribed Fire section to learn about about this important program.

 

 

 

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Lake Tahoe Basin Fall Prescribed Fire Program to Begin

The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT), which includes local, state and federal fire and land management agencies in the Lake Tahoe Basin, will begin their fall prescribed fire program in early October, weather permitting. “The forests in the Lake … Continue reading

Fire Fest returns to Stateline September 30

LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – Fire Fest 2017 will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe.  Admission is free and the event is a great opportunity … Continue reading

Fire Danger Rating System and Red Flag Warning – Differences and Criteria

Thank you to CAL FIRE for providing this important information on behalf of the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team: As we drive through the State and National Forests we have all seen the Smokey Bear Fire Danger Rating Signs.  What … Continue reading

June Marks the 10th Anniversary of the Angora Fire

Thanks to Lisa Herron, USFS-Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit on behalf of the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team for this article: On June 24, 2007, embers from an illegal and abandoned campfire ignited the most destructive fire in the history … Continue reading

June is Lake Tahoe Wildfire Awareness Month

The snow is melting, water is flowing, and wildfire fuels are growing.  Despite all the moisture, the wildfire threat remains a concern.  Preparing your home and community now is more important than ever.  June is “Wildfire Awareness Month” in the … Continue reading