JANUARY 17, 2018: WIDESPREAD PRESCRIBED FIRE OPERATIONS CONTINUE AT LAKE TAHOE
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT), which includes local, state and federal agencies, will continue prescribed fire operations this week in multiple locations around Lake Tahoe, weather permitting. Smoke may be present. A map with project locations and details is available for viewing at http://www.tahoefft.org. To receive prescribed fire notifications, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
DECEMBER 29, 2017: EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
Knowing that you are prepared for an emergency can help you and your family stay calm and act effectively. Working together, learning about risks, making an emergency kit, staying informed, knowing your evacuation plan are just some of the things you can do to prepare ahead of time.
DECEMBER 20, 2017: NLTFPD TO RESUME PILE BURNING JANUARY 2, 2018
The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District is planning on pile burning; weather permitting, January 2, 2018 – February 19, 2018 . The projected areas are west side of First Creek, Diamond Peak Ski Resort, Tirol Drive, the end of Champagne Road and Dale Drive, east side of First Creek.
DECEMBER 15, 2017: HOLIDAY SAFETY TIPS
Incline Village, NV - The winter holidays are a time for celebration – and that means more cooking, decorating, entertaining and overall increased risk of fire due to heating equipment. According to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA), between 2011-2015, U.S. fire departments responded to an average 200 home fires that started with Christmas trees per year. These fires caused an average of 6 deaths, 16 injuries, and $14.8 million in direct property damage annually.
DECEMBER 5, 2017: Open Burning Starts 12/9/2017 in Incline Village & Crystal Bay by Permit Only
With the recent change in weather conditions, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District will lift the seasonal fire restrictions on outdoor burning on Saturday, December 9, 2017. Permits for open burning of pine needles, slash pile, construction warming fires, and recreational fire pits, are available free of charge at the district’s administration office located at 866 Oriole Way.