Tag Archives: Defensible Space

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

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Prepare for Wildfire Season by Creating Defensible Space

If you live in the Tahoe Basin, here is some good information for you, provided by the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team – With summer here and wildfires burning in the Sierra Nevada, people … Continue reading

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Think First – Keep Tahoe Fire Safe!

The hot, dry days of summer will soon be upon us.  Preparing your home for wildfire is more important than ever. And now is a good time to get started.  June is “Wildfire Awareness Month” in the Lake Tahoe Basin, … Continue reading

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2015 Lake Tahoe Basin Fire Season Update

Jeff Meston, Fire Chief at South Lake Tahoe, provided this Lake Tahoe Basin fire season update on behalf of the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team: Early in 2015, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), as well as our partners at the National … Continue reading

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Defensible Space

Another informative article from Chris Anthony, CAL FIRE Amador-El Dorado Unit and the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team about defensible space in the Lake Tahoe Basin: Fire agencies have begun Defensible Space Inspections in communities and neighborhoods throughout the Lake Tahoe … Continue reading

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