Can Your Ashes

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team For Immediate Release   Can Your Ashes Contact:  North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, Tia Rancourt 775-813-8106 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – As the temperature drops outside and we think about using our fireplaces and heating stoves, it’s important to remember a few safety tips and precautions. Heating equipment […]

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Red Flag Declaration Prompts Activation of Local Strike Teams

Erin Holland Public Information Officer North Tahoe Fire [email protected] 530-308-1158 RED FLAG DECLARATION PROMPTS ACTIVATION OF LOCAL STRIKE TEAMS TAHOE CITY, CA, Sept. 14, 2019 – For the first time this fire season, the Lake Tahoe Basin Operational Area is under a Red Flag Warning, elevated to the level of a Particular Dangerous Situation – […]

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Don’t Be Fooled by Mild Temperatures… Fire Season is Here

PRESS RELEASE Erin Holland Public Information Officer North Tahoe Fire [email protected] 530-308-1158 Don’t Be Fooled by Mild Temperatures… Fire Season is Here. Tahoe City, Calif. Sept. 6, 2019 – A wet winter and late spring may have provided the Lake Tahoe Basin a graceful entry into wildfire season, but don’t let this week’s cooler temperatures […]

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Fire Prevention Tips for This Summer at Lake Tahoe

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team For Immediate Release June 25, 2019 Fire prevention tips for this summer at Lake Tahoe Contact: USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 543-2815 SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Summer is officially underway and recreational activities are in full swing in the Lake Tahoe Basin. The Tahoe Fire and […]

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CAL FIRE Suspends Burn Permits in Alpine, Amador, El Dorado, and Sacramento Counties

CAL FIRE Suspends Burn Permits in Alpine, Amador, El Dorado, and Sacramento Counties Camino – After another wet winter and above average snow pack, warming temperatures and winds are quickly drying out the abundant annual grass crop. The increasing fire danger posed by the high volume of dead grass and hotter, drier conditions in the […]

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