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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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North Tahoe Fire and Meeks Bay Fire Protection Districts Prohibit ALL Open Burning and Recreational Fires

June 26th, 2019

PRESS RELEASE Erin Holland Public Information Officer North Tahoe Fire [email protected] 530-308-1158 North Tahoe Fire and Meeks Bay Fire Protection Districts Prohibit ALL Open Burning and Recreational Fires Tahoe City, Calif. June 26, 2019 – On June 17, 2019 CAL FIRE suspended residential burn permits in the Tahoe Basin. Today, June 26th marked the first […]

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Fire Prevention Tips for This Summer at Lake Tahoe

June 25th, 2019

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

June 13th, 2019

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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Prescribed Fire Operations May Continue Near Tahoe City

May 7th, 2019

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team For Immediate Release May 7, 2019   Prescribed fire operations may continue near Tahoe City Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 543-2815 SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif.  – Weather and conditions permitting, California State Parks may continue prescribed fire operations over the next few weeks at Burton Creek […]

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Tahoe Basin Prescribed Fire Operations to Continue

April 22nd, 2019

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team For Immediate Release April 22, 2019   Tahoe Basin prescribed fire operations to continue Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 543-2815 SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif.  – Weather permitting, California State Parks, California Tahoe Conservancy and the USDA Forest Service may continue prescribed fire operations over the next […]

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Community Wildfire and Evacuation Planning Meeting Thursday, April 25th – South Tahoe Middle School

April 18th, 2019

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team For Immediate Release April 18, 2019 Community Wildfire and Evacuation Planning Meeting Thursday, April 25th – South Tahoe Middle School Contact: Carlie Murphy, Tahoe Resource Conservation District, 530-543-1501 ext. 114 SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Wildfires are becoming larger, more destructive, and deadlier than ever before. With summer […]

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The McClatchy Analysis and Destined to Burn Series… The Rest of the Story

April 11th, 2019

Tahoe City, Calif. April 11, 2019 – A collaborative effort to put a spotlight on policy issues affecting fire prevention was released by the Sac Bee today in a series titled “Destined to Burn.” But there is more to the story. The Sac Bee released the McClatchy Analysis to put a spotlight on policy issues […]

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