Pile Burning November 11 – 24, 2019

November 6th, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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Contact: Tia Rancourt

Public Education/Information Officer

North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District

775-813-8106

[email protected]

PILE BURNING NOVEMBER 11 – 24, 2019

Weather and fuel conditions permitting, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District anticipates pile burning approximately 10-20 acres in the Diamond Peak Ski area November 11 – 24, 2019.

Smoke resulting from the pile burning will affect the surrounding areas for approximately 48-72 hours. People that are smoke sensitive are advised to please stay inside and close their windows and doors as much as possible until the smoke dissipates.

We thank the community for your patience and understanding with the short-term smoke impacts, realizing that improving forest health and fire safety are the long-term benefits.

For further information, or to be added to the Fire District Smoke Sensitive Notification List, please call the Fire District at 775-831-0351, ext. 8106 or email [email protected].