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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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Multiple Agencies Continue Tahoe Basin Prescribed Fire Operations

Weather permitting, the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT), which includes local, state and federal agencies, will continue prescribed fire operations this week around the Tahoe Basin.  The North Lake Tahoe and Tahoe Douglas fire protection districts, California State Parks, … Continue reading

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