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Red Flag Warning/National Fire Danger Rating System: Fire prevention is everyone’s responsibility!

LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – Over the last several months there has been a great deal of wildland fire activity around the region.  Sadly, most fires are human-caused and completely preventable if the public would take the time to better understand … Continue reading

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Tahoe Network of Fire Adapted Communities: Helping residents and visitors prepare for wildfire

Wildfires have been raging through the United Sates in 2018, with California having its worst fire year in over 10 years and Nevada currently recovering from the largest single fire in its history. With increased temperatures, low humidity, and large … Continue reading

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Tips for Fire Prevention This Summer at Lake Tahoe

Summer officially arrived yesterday and recreational activities are in full swing in the Tahoe Basin.  The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) would like to take this opportunity to remind visitors and residents that wildfires pose a serious threat to … Continue reading

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June is Lake Tahoe Wildfire Awareness Month

Prepare Now!  Wildfire Knows No Season – As we’ve learned from the recent Fire Season Outlook, year-round fire season is the new normal in the Lake Tahoe Basin and throughout the country. Now is the perfect time to learn what … Continue reading

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2018 Wildfire Outlook: Prepare Now! Wildfire Knows No Season

Contact:  U.S. Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 543-2815 SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. –What began as a very dry winter in the Lake Tahoe Basin ended with Sierra snowpack approximately 85% of normal, thanks to heavy precipitation received during the month … Continue reading

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