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Prescribed Fire Operations Continue in Tahoe Basin

October 4th, 2019

Prescribed fire operations continue in Tahoe Basin   Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 543-2815 SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif.  – Weather and conditions permitting, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District and California State Parks may continue prescribed fire operations over the next several weeks in the Tahoe Basin. A map with project locations and […]

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Tahoe Fire & Fuels Team to begin Tahoe Basin fall prescribed fire program

September 23rd, 2019

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team September 23, 2019 Tahoe Fire & Fuels Team to begin Tahoe Basin fall prescribed fire program Contact: USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 543-2815 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – The Lake Tahoe Basin Fall Prescribed Fire Program may begin as early as September 24, 2019, under the management of […]

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Red Flag Declaration Prompts Activation of Local Strike Teams

September 14th, 2019

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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Fire Fest returns to Stateline September 21

September 12th, 2019

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release September 12, 2019 Fire Fest returns to Stateline September 21 Contact: Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District, Eric Guevin 775-815-0972 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – Fire Fest will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside the Hard Rock Casino Lake Tahoe. Admission is free and […]

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Be Ember Prepared

September 11th, 2019

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team For Immediate Release, September 11, 2019  Contact: Jamie Roice-Gomes, Living With Fire Program Manager, 775-336-0261, Carlie Murphy, Tahoe RCD 530-543-1501 ext. 114  Be Ember Prepared What homeowners can do to reduce the wildfire threat LAKE TAHOE, Calif. / Nev. – Devastating wildfires occur year-round and as the air […]

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

September 6th, 2019

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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Red Flag Warning/National Fire Danger Rating System

September 4th, 2019

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team Contact: Lisa Herron, U.S. Forest Service, 530-543-2815 Eric Guevin, Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District, 775-588-3591 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 4, 2019  Red Flag Warning/National Fire Danger Rating System  Fire Prevention is everyone’s responsibility!  LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – Fire season is now considered a year-round event, particularly in the […]

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Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team Releases Lake Tahoe Basin Forest Action Plan

August 19th, 2019

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team Contact: Forest Schafer, California Tahoe Conservancy 530-208-6316 | Carlie Murphy, Tahoe RCD 530-543-1501 ext. 114 Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team Releases Lake Tahoe Basin Forest Action Plan LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. –The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT), a coalition of Lake Tahoe federal, tribal, state, and local entities, […]

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Wildfire Weather is Here. Are You Prepared for Power Shutoffs?

August 5th, 2019

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team Contact: Chris Larson, TRPA 775-232-0560 Carlie Murphy, Tahoe RCD 530-543-1501 ext. 114  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 5, 2019   Wildfire Weather is Here. Are You Prepared for Power Shutoffs? What you need to know about utility companies cutting power during high fire danger.  LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – As […]

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Celebrate July 4th Safely

June 28th, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tia Rancourt Public Education/Information Officer North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District 775-813-8106 [email protected] CELEBRATE JULY 4TH SAFELY Everyone enjoys fireworks during the Fourth of July. The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District would like to remind everyone to enjoy them safely and responsibly. You can enjoy your holiday and the fireworks […]

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