Wildfire Awareness Month

June is Lake Tahoe Basin Wildfire Awareness Month 


We encourage you to learn what you can do to prepare your home and community for wildfire, anytime of the year!  Find an event occurring in your community here.


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Wildfire Awareness Month

Planning Group Contact Information

If you would like more information about Lake Tahoe Basin Wildfire Awareness Month, please contact any of our planning group members listed below:

  • Brice Bennett, Cal Fire Amador-El Dorado Unit, 2840 Mt. Danaher Rd., Camino, CA   95709.   [email protected] or 530-683-5229
  • Eric Guevin, Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District, 193 Elks Point Road, Zephyr Cove, NV 89448.   [email protected] or 775-599-3591
  • Lisa Herron, US Forest Service – LTBMU, 35 College Drive, S. Lake Tahoe, CA 96150.   [email protected] or 530-543-2815
  • Beth Kenna, North Tahoe Fire Protection District, 222 Fairway Drive, Tahoe City, CA   96145.   [email protected] or 530-583-6911
  • Susie Kocher, University of CA Cooperative Extension, 1061 3rd Street, S. Lake Tahoe, CA 96150.   [email protected] or 530-542-2571
  • Kileigh Labrado, Lake Valley Fire Protection District, 2211 Keetak St., S. Lake Tahoe, CA   96150.   [email protected] or 530-577-3737
  • Tom Lotshaw, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, 128 Market Street, Stateline, NV 89449.   [email protected] or 775-589-5278
  • Al Martinez, South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue, 2101 Lake Tahoe Blvd., S. Lake Tahoe, CA   96150.   [email protected] or 530-542-6161
  • Tia Rancourt, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, 866 Oriole Way, Incline Village, NV 89451.   [email protected] or 775-831-0351
  • Nicole Shaw, Tahoe Resource Conservation District, 870 Emerald Bay Rd., Suite 108, S. Lake Tahoe, CA   96150.   [email protected] or 530-543-1501, ext. 129
  • Sonya Sistare, University of NV Cooperative Extension, 2621 Northgate Lane, Suite 15, Carson City, NV   89706.   [email protected] or 775-336-0271
  • Carlie Teague, Lake Tahoe Network of Fire Adapted Communities, 870 Emerald Bay Rd., Suite 108, S. Lake Tahoe, CA   96150. mailto:[email protected] or 530-543-1501 ext. 114




Promotional Material

If you would like posters to display in your community or business, contact your local fire service representative. Find them on our Fire District Map.



Lake Tahoe Basin Wildfire Awareness Month 2018 is being coordinated by the Tahoe Fire & Fuels Team – Fire Public Information Team (FirePIT) and is a collaborative effort made possible with funding and support from the following:

Cal Fire · California State Parks · City of South Lake Tahoe · Fallen Leaf Lake Fire Protection District · Heavenly Ski Resort ·  Lake Tahoe Regional Fire Chiefs Association · Lake Valley Fire Protection District · Meeks Bay Fire Protection District · Nevada Department of Transportation · Nevada Division of Forestry · Nevada Tahoe Conservation District · North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District · North Tahoe Fire Department · South Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District · Tahoe Fire & Fuels Team · Tahoe Regional Planning Agency · Tahoe Resource Conservation District ·  USDA Forest Service – Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit · University of California Cooperative Extension · University of Nevada Cooperative Extension