JULY 17, 2018: TAHOE NETWORK OF FIRE ADAPTED COMMUNITIES - HELPING RESIDENTS AND VISITORS PREPARE FOR WILDIRE
Lake Tahoe, Calif./Nev. – Wildfires have been raging through the United Sates in 2018, with California having its worst fire year in over 10 years and Nevada currently recovering from the largest single fire in its history. With increased temperatures, low humidity, and large fuel loads of dead shrubs, brush, and trees left behind from the 2012-2017 drought, it is crucial to prepare now, before the next wildfire occurs.
JULY 3, 2018: APOLLO NEIGHBORHOOD WILDFIRE PREPAREDNESS BLOCK PARTY
The Apollo neighborhood invites you to their Neighborhood Wildfire Preparedness Block Party Saturday, July 7th 12pm - 2pm on Galaxy Way between 997 and 1006 Galaxy Way. Come and meet your neighbors, learn more about how to become a Fire Adapted Community and what the Apollo subdivision residents are doing to reduce the threat of wildfire in their neighborhood.
JUNE 22, 2018: TIPS FOR FIRE PREVENTION THIS SUMMER
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Summer officially arrived yesterday and recreational activities are in full swing in the Tahoe Basin. The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) would like to take this opportunity to remind visitors and residents that wildfires pose a serious threat to Lake Tahoe neighborhoods and communities and we need help to prevent any unwanted fires this summer. Whether camping, hiking or participating in some other activity in the forest, keep in mind the following advice to Keep Tahoe Fire Safe.
COMMUNITY PANCAKE BREAKFAST
Come and join us for complimentary pancakes, sausage, fresh fruit and hot coffee!
Saturday, June 30th 8a - 10a at the main fire station, 875 Tanager Street.
JUNE 14, 2018: WHISPERING PINES SHRUB CRAWL & BLOCK PARTY
June is Lake Tahoe Wildfire Awareness month and with that now is the perfect time to learn about what you can do to prepare your home and family to survive wildfire. The first step is to take action. Request a defensible space evaluation and/or chipping services with your local fire department. Homeowners can also get involved and work together with neighbors to form a Fire Adapted Community.