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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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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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