Wildfire Awareness Poster

Wildfire Awareness Poster

Plans are underway for this year’s Lake Tahoe Wildfire Awareness Month.  Watch the calendar of events to see what is happening in your community, or contact your local fire station.  View the Fire District Map  for station locations and contact information.

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Homeowners in a Fire Adapted Community

Now that you know about the Fire Adapted Community concept, learn how homeowners fit into the plan.  Article submitted by Ed Smith and Elwood Miller, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension. A fire adapted community is one where the people have … Continue reading

What is a Fire Adapted Community?

A great article submitted by Chris Anthony, Division Chief, CAL FIRE A fire adapted community is one where the people have joined together to adequately prepare themselves and their homes for the inevitable occurrence of wildfire. With the looming expectation … Continue reading

Preventing Frozen Pipes

This article was provided by Tia Rancourt, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, 775-833-8106.  Although the daytime temperatures are spring-like, they drop dramatically at night. Incline Village, Nev. – With winter upon us and the temperatures dropping, frozen pipes can be … Continue reading

What Does a Red Flag Warning Mean?

This post is provided courtesy of the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District: Fire season is in full swing already as we have seen in our region over the past few weeks. Weather conditions play a very integral part in … Continue reading

Outdoor Grilling Safety Tips

A reminder as we approach the holiday weekend from your Lake Tahoe FirePit (Fire Prevention and Information Team). Summertime is filled with fun family activities outdoors. Outdoor grilling is one of the most popular ways to cook food during the summer … Continue reading