WEATHER THE WINTER SAFELY!
  With winter officially here, it is a good time to make winter preparations in your home. We hope the following winter weather safety tips help you to be prepared. Home preparedness tips: Make sure you have working smoke alarms installed in every bedroom and outside each sleeping area and on every level of the home. Test them monthly.Make sur
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Widespread prescribed fire operations resume at Lake Tahoe
  Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-721-3898 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                                       LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., Nov. 28, 2022 – The Tahoe Fire & Fuels Team (TFFT)
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Celebrate the Holidays Safely
  Contact:  Tia Rancourt, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District 775-813-8106 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., Nov 18, 2022 – Winter has arrived in the Lake Tahoe Basin along with the holiday season.  Local fire districts and their partners would like to take this opportunity to remind residents and visitors to celebrate safely. Decoratin
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Lake Tahoe agencies continue prescribed fire operations
Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-721-3898 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                                       LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., Nov. 14, 2022 – Members of the Tahoe Fire & Fuels Team (TF
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Fire Restrictions Lifted & Open Public Burning Starts November 7th in Incline Village & Crystal Bay, NV
With the arrival of moisture, higher humidity, and winter weather conditions; effective Monday, November 7th, 2022, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District has lifted the suspension of the use of solid-fuel and charcoal barbeques that has been in place in Incline Village and Crystal Bay, Nevada. In addition, effective November 7th, outdoor burnin
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Dispose of fireplace/wood stove ashes properly at Lake Tahoe
  Contact: Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District, Eric Guevin 775-815-0972 and USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, Lisa Herron 530-721-3898                                    LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., Nov. 9, 2022 – As the temperatures d
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Lake Tahoe prescribed fire operations may continue over the next week
  Contact:  Tia Rancourt, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District 775-813-8106 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., Nov 1, 2022 – Under the coordination of the Tahoe Fire & Fuels Team (TFFT), and the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District may conduct prescribed fire operations November 7 – 11, 2022, conditions and weather permitting. Smoke w
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Prescribed fire operations continue next week at Sugar Pine Point
Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-721-3898 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                                       LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., Oct. 14, 2022 – Under
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FIRE PREVENTION WEEK: OCTOBER 9th – 15th FIRE WON’T WAIT. PLAN YOUR ESCAPE.
With Fire Prevention Week in full swing this week, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) would like to remind us about the importance of fire prevention in the home. The theme this year “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape,” is a good reminder that prevention and advanced planning are essential when it comes to your ability to get out of a
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Lake Tahoe fall prescribed fire program may begin next week, conditions and weather permitting
  Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-721-3898 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                                       LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., Sep. 30, 2022 –
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RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURE FIRE 647 VILLAGE BOULEVARD
The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District responded to a multi-family structure fire this afternoon at 647 Village Boulevard. Upon arrival, there was smoke seen coming from the chimney of unit #1 of the structure. The unit was unoccupied. Fire crews quickly contained the fire to the area of origin on the second floor of unit #1. The cause is un
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OCTOBER 23RD LAST DAY TO REQUEST DEFENSIBLE SPACE EVALUATIONS & CHIPPING SERVICES
  The last day to request defensible space evaluations and chipping services for the 2022 season is October 23, 2022. To make your on-line request visit www.nltfpd.org. To service all remaining requests for defensible space evaluations and chipping in a timely manner and prior to potential inclement weather approaching, the last day to request
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ASSISTANCE TO FIREFIGHTERS GRANT (AFG) AWARDS REGIONAL GRANT TO NORTH LAKE TAHOE FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
On September 19th, 2022, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District (NLTFPD) was awarded as the administrative agency for a federal grant in the amount of $1,771,818.18. This grant is for the replacement of the Regional Fire Department’s self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) through the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighter
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FLU VACCINES AVAILABLE
The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District (NLTFPD) will be offering flu vaccinations to individuals over the age of 8 beginning September 16, 2022, for as long as supplies last. Vaccines administered by NLTFPD will be offered at the Fire District’s main station located at 875 Tanager Street. Walk-ins are welcome. Vaccines wi
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Rotary Club of Incline Village, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District Local 2139 & Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation: Helping Hands Helping Others
  If you recently purchased ducks from the Rotary Club of Incline Village for their 3rd annual Duck Drop Fundraiser, your contribution is already making a difference! The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District (NLTFPD) was excited to help support this event once again, and the NLTFPD Local 2139 is incredibly grateful for the generous $1100
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30th ANNUAL BEST IN BASIN AWARDS – NV ENERGY RESILIENT CORRIDOR 4100 PROJECT Best Defensible Space and Forest Health Project
                          NV Energy and the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District are honored to receive the 2022 “Best In the Basin” Award for “Best Defensible Space and Forest Health” and thank the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) Governing Board for this distinction. It is
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THE KEY TO EVACUATING QUICKLY AND SAFELY IS PREPARATION
Contact: Jamie Roice-Gomes, Living With Fire Program Manager  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., August 10, 2022 – As record drought and elevated wildfire conditions persist, the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) reminds residents and visitors to develop an evacuation plan for your family and pack a Go-Bag before the next wildfire. Em
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Red Flag Warnings and National Fire Danger Rating System
Contact:  Eric Guevin, Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District 775-588-3591 or Lisa Herron, USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit 530-721-3898 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., July 21, 2022 – Fire season is year-round. In the past, wildfires normally occurred in late summer and early fall when temperatures were high, humidity was low and
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Agencies share simple tree removal and defensible space steps in urgent call to action
  Contact: Jeff Cowen, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, (775) 589-5278 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., July 20, 2022 – With smoke in the air again, the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) and Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) are sharing an urgent call to action for Lake Tahoe residents and property owners to create defensible
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BOATING SAFELY ON LAKE TAHOE
Summer is in full swing here at Lake Tahoe. Whether boating, paddleboarding, swimming, or kayaking on the lake, water safety is particularly important, especially with the colder temperatures. Currently, the water temperature in Lake Tahoe is 61.2 degrees Fahrenheit. The water temperature in Lake Tahoe is expected to rise to 66.4°F in the next 10 d
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FIRE RESTRICTIONS IN EFFECT AT LAKE TAHOE!
  Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 721-3898                                                LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., June 30, 2022 – Fire restrictions are in effect
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COMMERCIAL STRUCTURE FIRE 901 TAHOE BOULEVARD
The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District responded to a commercial structure fire this afternoon at 901 Tahoe Boulevard, T’s Mesquite Rotisserie. Washoe County Sheriff’s Office safely evacuated all occupants. The fire was knocked down quickly with damage contained to the area of origin. Thank you to our agency partners Nevada Highway Patrol, W
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BOATING & SWIMMING SAFETY IN LAKE TAHOE
Summer has arrived and with that, it is a good time to review summer water safety tips – specific to Lake Tahoe. We all know the temperature of Lake Tahoe is a bit colder than most since it is an Alpine Lake. Whether boating, jet skiing, kayaking, rafting, paddle boarding or swimming, it’s a good idea to inform yourself about the colder temperature
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SUMMER FIRE RESTRICTIONS IN EFFECT JUNE 1, 2022
Summer fire restrictions will be in effect June 1, 2022, for the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District serving the communities of Incline Village and Crystal Bay, Nevada, until further notice. Current fire restrictions prohibit the use of solid fuel, which includes charcoal and wood. This also applies to the IVGID parks and beach charcoal grill
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GRILLING SAFETY TIPS FOR OUTDOOR BARBECUES
  With warmer weather on the horizon comes the anticipation of outdoor grilling. The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District would like to take the opportunity to remind our community of proper grilling safety tips. “As we are all well aware of the prolonged drought conditions, although we are not in fire restrictions yet, it is imperative t
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EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES WEEK: RISING TO THE CHALLENGE
  Celebrated nationally during the third week of May, this special week acknowledges the outstanding services performed by our first responders nationwide. This 47th annual event brings together local communities and medical personnel to bring safety to the forefront and honor those that serve on the front line, providing day to day life-savin
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LAKE TAHOE WILDFIRE AWARENESS CAMPAIGN
  Contact: Amanda Milici, Tahoe Resource Conservation District, (530) 543-1501 x 114 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – As California and Nevada enter the third year of drought, the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team is leveling up the region’s preparedness efforts by implementing the Lake Tahoe Wildfire Awareness Campaign. The campaign will run from May throug
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2022 Wildfire Outlook for the Lake Tahoe Basin
    Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-721-3898 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                            LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., April 26, 2022 – What began as a promising winter fizzled out in early 202
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COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE MAY 6, 2022
North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District will be hosting a Community Blood Drive Friday, May 6, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the main fire station located at 875 Tanager Street. “Help us find heroes.” Donate blood on Friday, May 6th. Food and beverages will be provided courtesy of the Hyatt Regency Resort, Spa & Casino and Mofo’s Pizza. To m
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SPRING IS HERE – IT’S TIME TO THINK ABOUT YOUR DEFENSIBLE SPACE!
As we make our way into spring, it is a good time to start thinking about getting our yard cleaned up and that means making sure we have adequate defensible space. Effectively managing the vegetation around your home is something we can all do to help reduce the threat of wildfire, not just for your property but for your neighbor’s property as well
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CHIPPING & DEFENSIBLE SPACE SERVICES BEGIN MAY 9, 2022
  The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District is gearing up for fire and fuels reduction activities for the 2022 season. The District will begin conducting defensible space evaluations and curbside chipping services on May 9, 2022. Requests can be made online starting May 2, 2022, at www.nltfpd.net. Defensible Space Evaluation requests will
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Nation’s leading wildfire management groups honor the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team with Wildfire Mitigation Award
  LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – In March the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team received a 2022 National Wildfire Mitigation Award for innovation and leadership in wildfire mitigation. The award recognizes outstanding service at the federal, state, local, and tribal levels of government and at the community level. It is the highest national honor an organi
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Prescribed fire operations continue at Lake Tahoe
  Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 721-3898                                                LAKE TAH
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OPEN PUBLIC BURNING CLOSING APRIL 11, 2022
  Effective Monday, April 11, 2022, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District will be closing open public burning and will no longer issue burn permits for solid fuels (e.g., pine needles, slash piles, wood burning recreational fires). Fuel-fired recreational fire pits (e.g., natural gas or propane) are allowed by permit only. To obtain a
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Lake Tahoe Basin prescribed fires to continue
  Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 721-3898                                                LAKE TAH
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North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District Brings Lifesaving Technology to Incline Village & Crystal Bay, NV Via PulsePoint, a 9-1-1 Integrated Mobile App
PulsePoint Respond is a real-time view into dispatch, increasing community awareness of emergent events and alerting CPR-trained citizens to cardiac arrest victims nearby Media Contacts Tia Rancourt This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (775) 833-8106 Shannon Smith This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (773) 339-7513 Incline Village, NV March 21, 2022 — Today, the North Lake Taho
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Lake Tahoe widespread prescribed fire operations continue
  Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 721-3898                                                LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., March 14, 2022 – Depending on favorable conditio
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THANK YOU TO OUR COMMUNITY & PARTNERS
As we wrap up our pile burning efforts for this season, we would like to say THANK YOU to our community for your support and cooperation over the past four months as we conducted pile burn operations. We thank you for your patience and understanding with the short-term smoke impacts, realizing that improving forest health and fire safety are the lo
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PILE BURNING TO CONTINUE MARCH 7 - 11, 2022
    Weather and fuel conditions permitting, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District anticipates pile burning near Bitterbrush condominiums along Ski Way, across from Diamond Peak Ski Resort, March 7 – 11, 2022. Smoke resulting from the pile burns will affect the surrounding areas for approximately 48-72 hours. For people that are sm
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LAKE TAHOE AGENCIES TO CONTINUE PRESCRIBED FIRE OPERATIONS
  Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 721-3898                                                LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., Feb. 22, 2022 – The Tahoe Fire & Fuels Team
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FEBRUARY IS AMERICAN HEART MONTH
    American Heart Month and Valentine’s Day are both observed this month. What a wonderful way to double up on your heart health efforts for yourself and your loved ones! Did you know? Heart attacks can be silent - one in five heart attacks occur without the person even knowing they had one.Heart attack symptoms can differ between men an
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PILE BURNING TO CONTINUE FEBRUARY 14TH – 25TH, 2022
  Weather and fuel conditions permitting, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District anticipates continuing pile burning efforts north of Bridger Court, Incline Village, NV, February 14th – 25th, 2022. Smoke resulting from the pile burns will affect the surrounding areas for approximately 48-72 hours. For people that are smoke sensitive, we
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PILE BURNING FEBRUARY 7TH – 11TH, 2022
  Weather and fuel conditions permitting, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District anticipates pile burning February 7 - 11, 2022 north of Bridger Court, Incline Village, NV. Smoke resulting from the pile burns will affect the surrounding areas for approximately 48-72 hours. For people that are smoke sensitive, we suggest to please stay i
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PILE BURNING JANUARY 25TH – 28TH 2022
  Weather and fuel conditions permitting, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District anticipates pile burning January 25th through January 28th, near the Bitterbrush condominiums along Ski Way, above Jill Court and Tyner Way, and near Stillwater Cove off State Route 28. Smoke resulting from the pile burns will affect the surrounding areas f
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Learn how to Prepare for Wildfire via Educational Series Lake Tahoe Wildfire Awareness Campaign 2021 Series Links
  Contact: University of Nevada, Reno Extension’s Living With Fire Program Manager, Jamie Roice-Gomes,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. LAKE TAHOE, NV. – As 2022 begins to take shape, this is a great opportunity to consider preparing your home, family, property, and yourself for wildfire. Begin your wildfire preparation journey by viewing the many educati
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PILE BURNING BEGINNING JANUARY 10, 2022
  Weather and fuel conditions permitting, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District anticipates pile burning beginning January 10th through the end of the month, in various locations throughout Incline Village, including the Lariat Circle area and near the Mountain Golf Course facilities. Smoke resulting from the pile burns will affect the
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EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS & EVACUATION
  With the recent avalanche warnings issued over the holidays in the Crystal Bay and Third Creek areas, it is a good time to review emergency preparedness and evacuation steps. These steps are essentially the same for any type of emergency, during any time of the year. Knowing that you are prepared for an emergency can help you and your family
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AVALANCHE HAZARD ADVISORY DOWNGRADED TO CONSIDERABLE BY WASHOE COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT FOR CRYSTAL BAY & THIRD CREEK INCLINE VILLAGE, NV, DECEMBER 28, 2021 at 1545
  The following is a slope-specific avalanche danger forecast for the avalanche terrain above Lakeview Ave, Tuscarora Rd, and Teresa Ct in Crystal Bay, Nevada; and the terrain above upper Jennifer St, Sutro, Bidwell, Lunar, and Mercury Courts in the Third Creek drainage (below Rose Knob Peak and environs) in Incline Village, Nevada. This dange
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CAN YOU DIG IT? ADOPT-A-HYDRANT NEAR YOU!
  The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District has over 1000 fire hydrants within our fire jurisdiction. With the recent snowstorms and more on the way, you may see us out and about digging out fire hydrants. “Can You Dig It” and adopt a hydrant closest to your home or business, keeping it clear of snow and debris? You will be helping to keep
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AVALANCHE WARNING ISSUED BY WASHOE COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT FOR CRYSTAL BAY & THIRD CREEK, INCLINE VILLAGE, NV, DECEMBER 27, 2021 at 0800
  The following is a slope-specific avalanche danger forecast for the avalanche terrain above Lakeview Ave, Tuscarora Rd, and Teresa Ct in Crystal Bay, Nevada; and the terrain above upper Jennifer St, Sutro, Bidwell, Lunar, and Mercury Courts in the Third Creek drainage (below Rose Knob Peak and environs) in Incline Village, Nevada. This dange
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DECK THE HALLS SAFELY THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
  As you enjoy decorating your home for the holidays and putting up your Christmas tree, remember these simple life-saving steps you can take to create a safe and happy holiday. Preventing Christmas Tree Fires: Selecting a tree for the holiday – When buying a live tree, look for one that is not shedding needles. If needles fall off or branches
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PILE BURNING BEGINNING DECEMBER 9, 2021
  Weather and fuel conditions permitting, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District anticipates pile burning beginning December 9th in various locations throughout Incline Village, including the Mill Creek drainage near the top of Diamond Peak Ski Resort and in the Lariat Circle areas. We will not be burning the week of December 20th over
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THANKSGIVING SAFETY TIPS
  First and foremost, as we all begin to prepare for the holidays, let’s take a moment to pause and give thanks. Thanks for our health, thanks for our families and friends and for celebrating special times with our loved ones. As we spend more time in the kitchen with a lot of activity around meal preparations, remember to follow some simple s
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LAKE TAHOE PRESCRIBED FIRE OPERATIONS RESUME AFTER THANKSGIVING
  Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 721-3898                                                LAKE TAH
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STRUCTURE FIRE 811 SOUTHWOOD BLVD. #3
      Battalion 11, E11, M11, B11, and E13 responded to a report of a structure fire at 811 Southwood Blvd., Unit #3 at approximately 6:08 p.m. The fire was contained to the area of origin and there were no occupants inside the unit. The cause was accidental. ###
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AGENCIES TO BEGIN FALL PRESCRIBED FIRE OPERATIONS NEXT WEEK
    Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 721-3898                                                L
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CAN YOUR ASHES!
    As the temperature drops outside and we think about using our fireplaces and heating stoves, it is important to remember a few safety tips and precautions.  Heating equipment and improper ash disposal are leading causes of home fires during the fall and winter months. Be warm and safe this season and consider following these safe
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PILE BURNING TO BEGIN WEEK OF NOVEMBER 1, 2021
      Weather and fuel conditions permitting, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District anticipates pile burning in various locations throughout Incline Village, including the Diamond Peak Ski Resort area and east of the Ponderosa Ranch area beginning next week. Smoke resulting from the pile burns will affect the surrounding area
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FIRE RESTRICTIONS LIFTED & OPEN PUBLIC BURNING STARTS OCTOBER 27TH IN INCLINE VILLAGE & CRYSTAL BAY
      With the arrival of moisture, higher humidity, and winter weather conditions; effective Wednesday, October 27, 2021, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District has lifted the suspension of the use of solid-fuel and charcoal barbeques that has been in place in Incline Village and Crystal Bay, Nevada. In addition, effective Octobe
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WINTER WEATHER SAFETY TIPS
  With the anticipated weather systems approaching, it is a good time to make winter preparations in your home and for your vehicle(s). We hope the following winter weather safety tips help you to be prepared. Home preparedness tips: Test all smoke alarms. Do this at least once a month. This way you will know they are working. Install carbon m
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Tahoe Fire & Fuels Team to begin Lake Tahoe prescribed fire program
    Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 543-2815                                                LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., Oct. 12, 2021 – Under the coordination of
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NOVEMBER 5, 2021, LAST DAY TO REQUEST CHIPPING & DEFENSIBLE SPACE EVALS
  The last day to request chipping and defensible space evaluations for the 2021 season is November 5, 2021. To make your online request visit www.nltfpd.net. In order to service all remaining requests for defensible space evaluations and chipping in a timely manner and prior to potential inclement weather approaching, the last day to request
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‘LEARN THE SOUNDS OF FIRE SAFETY’ DURING FIRE PREVENTION WEEK
    The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District (NLTFPD) is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®)—the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years—to promote this year’s Fire Prevention WeekTM campaign, “Learn the Sounds of Fire SafetyTM.” This year’s campaign, October 3-9th, works to educa
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FLU VACCINES AVAILABLE
The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District (NLTFPD) will be offering flu vaccinations to individuals over the age of 8 beginning September 28, 2021, for as long as supplies last. Vaccines administered by NLTFPD will be offered at the Fire District’s main station located at 875 Tanager Street. Walk-ins are welcome. We ask that
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SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH: Prepare to protect. Preparing for disasters is protecting everyone you love.
  National Preparedness Month is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster planning now and throughout the year. Being prepared for an emergency includes three basic steps: Make a Plan - talk to your friends and family about how you will communicate before, during, and after a disaster. Make sure to update your plan ba
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STRUCTURE FIRE AT 951 DIVOT COURT
  The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District responded to a structure fire last night at 951 Divot Court at approximately 8:36 p.m. The fire was contained to the exterior area of origin. All occupants safely self-evacuated and there were no injuries. Thank you, North Tahoe Fire Protection District and Washoe County Sheriff’s Office, for you
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CALDOR FIRE RELIEF: HOW YOU CAN HELP
    Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 3rd, 2021 CALDOR FIRE RELIEF: HOW YOU CAN HELP Contact: Eric Guevin, Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District, (775) 580-5329 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – With 4,224 personnel assigned to the Caldor Fire, many people are asking how they can help. Although firefighters and first res
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EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS & EVACUATION
  As the smoke continues to blanket the Lake Tahoe Basin and surrounding areas from the Caldor Fire, we are all feeling the impacts in many ways. It is uncomfortable both physically and mentally and creates a sense of urgency around the topics of emergency preparedness and evacuation. “The Lake Tahoe Regional Fire Chiefs and Caldor Fire Incide
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COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE AUGUST 27, 2021
  North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District will be hosting a Community Blood Drive Friday, August 27th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the main fire station located at 875 Tanager Street. “Because of you, life doesn’t stop.” Donate blood on Friday, August 27th. Food and beverages will be provided courtesy of the Hyatt Regency Resort, Spa & Casin
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ONE & DONE...A SHOT & A BEER
  The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District and Alibi Incline Public House invite you to stop by Alibi located at 931 Tahoe Blvd., Incline Village, NV on Thursday, August 5, 2021, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Get your Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine and a beer. Both are free! First come first-served basis. Let’s go!   ####    
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NORTH LAKE TAHOE FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT TAKES DELIVERY OF A NEW RESCUE BOAT THANKS TO THE DAVE & CHERYL DUFFIELD FOUNDATION
  Thanks to the generosity of the Dave & Cheryl Duffield Foundation, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District (NLTFPD) took delivery of a new rescue boat December 2020. Over the past several months NLTFPD first responders have been conducting rescue boat operations training. The boat was recently launched at Cave Rock, in the beautifu
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CELEBRATE JULY 4TH SAFELY
  As public fireworks displays are cancelled in our own community, we would like to remind everyone to refrain from using consumer fireworks when celebrating during the July 4th holiday weekend. Fireworks are illegal to possess or discharge on any property, public or private (including US Forest Service) in the Tahoe Basin. This includes all c
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BOATING & SWIMMING SAFETY IN LAKE TAHOE
  Summer is here and while we are all ready to take the plunge into Lake Tahoe, it is a good time to review a few summer water safety tips first. We all know the temperature of Lake Tahoe is a bit colder than most since it is an Alpine lake. It is also the second deepest lake in the United States and because of this, the temperatures remain lo
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CHARCOAL FIRE BAN EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY
  Our Federal and State land management officials have implemented a Fire Ban on all campfire and charcoal use BBQs in Placer and Nevada Counties in California.  North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District will be joining this ban effective Monday, May 24th, 2021. This is a result of our lack of precipitation and the forecasted extreme fire
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EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES WEEK MAY 16 - 22, 2021 "THIS IS EMS: Caring for Our Communities"
  This year’s theme, “This is EMS: Caring for Our Communities” recognizes the commitment that emergency medical personnel make to the communities they serve. Over the last year, the pandemic has given people a small glimpse of the vital role of EMS professionals. The sacrifice and dedication of EMTs, paramedics, and other EMS practitioners has
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OPEN PUBLIC BURNING CLOSING MAY 6, 2021
    Effective Thursday, May 6, 2021, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District will be closing open public burning and will no longer issue burn permits for solid fuels (e.g., pine needles, slash piles, wood burning recreational fires). Fuel-fired recreational fire pits (e.g., natural gas or propane) are allowed by permit only. To obt
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CHIPPING & DEFENSIBLE SPACE SERVICES BEGIN MAY 10, 2021
    The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District is gearing up for fire and fuels reduction activities for the 2021 season. The District will begin conducting defensible space evaluations and curbside chipping services on May 10, 2021. Requests can be made online starting May 5, 2021, at www.nltfpd.net. Defensible Space Evaluation reques
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COVID-19 VACCINE INFORMATION UPDATE FOR INCLINE VILLAGE & CRYSTAL BAY RESIDENTS
  It is great news that Nevada has been able to make the COVID-19 vaccine available to Nevadans over 16/18 years of age (16 for Pfizer, 18 for Moderna). We look forward to working with Washoe County to get vaccines to all in our community who want them as soon as possible. We will offer vaccination opportunities when vaccine supplies allow. In
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PRESCRIBED FIRE OPERATIONS CONTINUE AT LAKE TAHOE
  Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-721-3898                              LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., March 29, 2021 – Prescribed fire operations will continue this week in the Lake Tahoe Basin,
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FIREWISE LANDSCAPING WORKSHOP FOR HOMEOWNERS - Learn about recommended plants to reduce the wildfire threat.
Contact: Jamie Roice-Gomes, University of Nevada, Reno Extension, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – Residents are invited to join a free virtual workshop to learn about landscaping to reduce the wildfire threat. Hosted by the Living With Fire and Tahoe Living With Fire programs, with support from the University of Nevada Reno, Extension, the
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AGENCIES TO CONTINUE PRESCRIBED FIRE OPERATIONS AT LAKE TAHOE
    Contact: USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-721-3898                             LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., March 22, 2021 – Members of the Tahoe Fire & Fuels Team (TFFT) will continue prescribed fire o
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AGENCIES CONTINUE LAKE TAHOE PRESCRIBED FIRE OPERATIONS
Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-721-3898                              LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., March 1, 2021 – The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team, which includes local, state, and federal agencies, will continue prescribed fire operations this week in the Lake
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PILE BURNING TO CONTINUE THROUGH MARCH 12, 2021
Weather conditions permitting, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District will continue pile burning through March 12th, north of Sweetwater Rd. and east of Tomahawk Trail, and east of Fairview Blvd., south of State Route 431. Smoke resulting from the pile burns will affect the surrounding areas for approximately 48-72 hours. People that are smo
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LAKE TAHOE PRESCRIBED FIRE OPERATIONS CONTINUE THIS WEEK
Contact: USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-721-3898                             LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., Feb. 8, 2021 – The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT), which consists of federal, local, state, and tribal land ma
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PILE BURNING CONTINUING THROUGH THE END OF FEBRUARY
  Weather conditions permitting, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District will continue pile burning through the end of February, north of Sweetwater Rd. and east of Tomahawk Trail, and east of Fairview Blvd., south of State Route 431. Smoke resulting from the pile burns will affect the surrounding areas for approximately 48-72 hours. Peo
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PILE BURNING WEEK OF FEBRUARY 1, 2021
  Weather conditions permitting, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District will be pile burning the week of January 25, 2021 north of Sweetwater Rd. and east of Tomahawk Trail, and east of Fairview Blvd., south of State Route 431. Smoke resulting from the pile burns will affect the surrounding areas for approximately 48-72 hours. People th
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WASHOE COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT: AVALANCHE HAZARD ADVISORY FOR CRYSTAL BAY & THIRD CREEK
The following is a slope-specific avalanche danger forecast for the avalanche terrain above Lakeview Ave, Tuscarora Rd, and Teresa Ct in Crystal Bay, Nevada; and the terrain above upper Jennifer St, Sutro, Bidwell, Lunar, and Mercury Courts in the Third Creek drainage (below Rose Knob Peak and environs) in Incline Village, Nevada. This danger forec
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WASHOE COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT: AVALANCHE HAZARD ADVISORY FOR CRYSTAL BAY & THIRD CREEK
  AN AVALANCHE HAZARD ADVISORY FOR CRYSTAL BAY, NEVADA & THIRD CREEK, INCLINE VILLAGE, NEVADA issued: January 26, 2021, at 0830 The following is a slope-specific avalanche danger forecast for the avalanche terrain above Lakeview Ave, Tuscarora Rd, and Teresa Ct in Crystal Bay, Nevada; and the terrain above upper Jennifer St, Sutro, Bi
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TAHOE BASIN WIDESPREAD PRESCRIBED FIRE OPERATIONS CONTINUE
Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-721-3898                              LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., Jan. 19, 2021 – The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team will continue widespread prescribed fire operations th
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PILE BURNING TO CONTINUE JANUARY 18 - 29, 2021
Weather conditions permitting, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District will be pile burning January 18 - 29, 2021 north of Sweetwater Rd., east of Tomahawk Trail, and east of Fairview Blvd., south of State Route 431. Smoke resulting from the pile burns will affect the surrounding areas for approximately 48-72 hours. People that are smoke sens
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WIDESPREAD PRESCRIBED FIRE OPERATIONS SCHEDULED FOR TAHOE BASIN
  Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-721-3898                              LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., Jan. 11, 2021 – Conditions and weather permitting, the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team will conduct
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LAKE TAHOE PRESCRIBED FIRE OPERATIONS RESUME
  Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-721-3898                              LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., Jan. 5, 2021 – The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) will resume prescribed fire operations th
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OPEN BURNING STARTS JANUARY 1, 2021 IN INCLINE VILLAGE & CRYSTAL BAY BY PERMIT ONLY
The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District will lift the seasonal fire restrictions on outdoor burning effective January 11, 2021. Permits for open burning of pine needles, slash pile, construction warming fires, and recreational fire pits are available Monday through Friday, free of charge. Please call 775-831-0351, ext. 8107 to schedule an ins
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PILE BURNING WEEK OF JANUARY 4, 2021
  Weather conditions permitting, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District will be pile burning the week of January 4, 2021 north of Sweetwater Rd. and east of Fairview Blvd., south of State Route 431. Smoke resulting from the pile burns will affect the surrounding areas for approximately 48-72 hours. People that are smoke sensitive are ad
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PROPER ASH DISPOSAL
  Contact: North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, Tia Rancourt 775-813-8106                                 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – As the temperature drops outside and we think about using
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FREE HOLIDAY TREE RECYCLING PROGRAM
    Waste Management and North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District have teamed up with Incline Village General Improvement District for the Waste Not Program, annual FREE Holiday Tree Recycling program.  This FREE Holiday Tree Recycling service helps save our natural resources, landfill space and protects the clarity of Lake Tahoe. A
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WIDESPREAD PRESCRIBED FIRE OPERATIONS CONTINUE IN TAHOE BASIN
Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-721-3898                              LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., Dec. 14, 2020 – Weather and conditions permitting, the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) will continu
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LAKE TAHOE PRESCRIBED FIRE OPERATIONS TO CONTINUE
  Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-721-3898 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                                       LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., Dec. 8, 2020 – The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) ma
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PILE BURNING WEEK OF DECEMBER 7, 2020
Weather conditions permitting, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District will be pile burning the week of December 7th, 2020 in the following areas: Tyner Way, Second Creek, Mercury Court, Ellen Court, and Loma Court. Smoke resulting from the pile burns will affect the surrounding areas for approximately 48-72 hours. People that are smoke sensi
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AGENCIES CONTINUE PRESCRIBED FIRE OPERATIONS AT LAKE TAHOE
  Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-721-3898                              LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., Nov. 30, 2020 – Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) members will continue prescribed fire operat
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CELEBRATE THANKSGIVING SAFELY THIS YEAR
Traditionally, Thanksgiving is a time for gatherings with family and friends. However, this year is not like most with the COVID-19 pandemic. The CDC recommends the safest way to celebrate is with the people in your household. According to NFPA, Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for home fires involving cooking equipment. Take this opport
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LAKE TAHOE PRESCRIBED FIRE OPERATIONS TO CONTINUE
  Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-721-3898                              LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., Nov. 24, 2020 – California State Park and Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District crews are scheduled to continue prescribed fire operations this week, we
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CAN YOUR ASHES! Residents with wood-burning heating appliances may apply for a free ash can
As the temperature drops outside and we think about using our fireplaces and heating stoves, it is important to remember a few safety tips and precautions. Heating equipment and improper ash disposal are leading causes of home fires during the fall and winter months. Be warm and safe this season and consider following these safety tips: Have heatin
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CHARCOAL FIRE RESTRICTIONS LIFTED IN NORTH LAKE TAHOE FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
With the arrival of moisture, higher humidity, and winter weather conditions; effective Tuesday, November 10, 2020, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District has lifted the suspension of the use of solid-fuel and charcoal barbeques that has been in place in Incline Village and Crystal Bay. In coordination with our land management officials and fire
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PILE BURNING TO BEGIN NOVEMBER 9 - 23, 2020
Weather and fuel conditions permitting, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District anticipates pile burning in the Diamond Peak Ski Resort area possibly early next week. Smoke resulting from the pile burns will affect the surrounding areas for approximately 48-72 hours. People that are smoke sensitive are advised to please stay inside and close
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DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ENDS NOVEMBER 1ST, TEST AND CHECK YOUR SMOKE ALARMS
As we turn our clocks back this Sunday, November 1st for the end of daylight saving, take a few extra minutes to check your smoke alarms. Smoke alarms save lives. When there is a fire, smoke spreads fast and you need smoke alarms to warn you so that you have time to get out. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), working smok
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STRUCTURE FIRE AT 807 TAHOE BOULEVARD
  At approximately 7:07 P.m. October 27, 2020, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District (NLTFPD) fire personnel responded to a structure fire at 807 Tahoe Boulevard, Incline Village, NV. The fire was quickly contained and extinguished and all occupants were able to evacuate safely. Mutual aid was provided by North Tahoe Fire Protection Distri
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FIRE PREVENTION WEEK: SERVE UP FIRE SAFETY IN THE KITCHEN
Since 1922, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has sponsored the public observance of Fire Prevention Week. In 1925, President Calvin Coolidge proclaimed Fire Prevention Week a national observance, making it the longest-running public health observance in our country. During Fire Prevention Week, children, adults, and teachers learn ho
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TAHOE FIRE & FUELS TEAM: FALL YARD CLEAN UP & HOME FIRE SAFETY TIPS
    Fall Yard Clean Up & Home Fire Safety Tips   Contact: North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, Tia Rancourt, 775-813-8106 LAKE TAHOE, Nev. – As fall approaches, and we think about spending more time inside, devote just a little more time outside to get your yard cleaned up and prepared for winter.  The Tahoe Fire and F
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NV ENERGY PSOM CANCELLED
The forecasted Public Safety Outage Management (PSOM) event for Friday, September 18th for the Incline PSOM Zone is CANCELLED due to updated weather forecasts. Visit nvenergy.com/psom for more info.
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FLU VACCINES AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 15, 2020
The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District (NLTFPD) will be offering flu vaccinations to individuals over the age of eight beginning September 15, 2020, for as long as supplies last (children under the age of eight should be taken to their pediatrician for vaccination). NLTFPD is only offering the regular quadrivalent flu vaccine at this time. T
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SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH: DISASTERS DON’T WAIT. MAKE YOUR PLAN TODAY.
National Preparedness Month is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster planning now and throughout the year. As we continue to navigate and respond to COVID-19, there is no better time to make preparations. Being prepared for an emergency includes three basic steps: Make a PlanAssemble a KitStay Informed If you have these
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RECREATIONAL FIRES AND CHARCOAL BANNED IN THE LAKE TAHOE/TRUCKEE REGION
LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev.  – The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) reminds residents and visitors that recreational fires, including campfires, bonfires, warming fires, wood fires, charcoal fires, or any other kind of outdoor fires, involving solid fuels are not permitted on public or private property including residential properties, vacation/sh
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CHARCOAL FIRE RESTRICTIONS EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY
Our Federal and State land management officials have declared the Lake Tahoe Basin to be in extreme fire danger due to exceedingly dry conditions, critical weather, increasing fire danger, and poor air quality. In addition to the previously enacted fire restrictions, set forth April 21, 2020; effective immediately, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protect
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SIGN UP FOR CPR - AUGUST 21, 2020
 This is an open class for anyone in need of any American Heart Association class including Basic Life Support, CPR/AED, Adult and Pediatric First Aid. The course cost is $75 payable by cash or check upon completion of the class. An AHA course completion ecard will be sent the day after the class to the emails used in registration and good for
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Defensible Space Zoom Meeting: July 25, 2020
You are invited to a Defensible Space Zoom Meeting! Please join us for a virtual Block Party via Zoom this coming Saturday, July 25th, 2020 at 10 a.m. We will miss seeing you in person this summer due to COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines. Although not as awesome as seeing you in person, we have put together a Defensible Space Zoom meeting t
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WEATHER & FIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
As we have been experiencing lately, fires started by lightning peak in the summer months and in the late afternoon and early evening. Know what to do to keep you and your family safe when storms strike. If you can hear thunder, you are within striking distance of lightning. Look for shelter inside a home, large building, or a hard-topped vehicle r
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Tahoe Home Retrofit Public Workshop
Learn How to Harden Your Home Against Wildfire Contact: Carlie Murphy, Tahoe RCD, 530-543-1501 x114, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – With our wildfire year underway at Lake Tahoe, it’s critical for residents to prepare their homes for wildfire. One of the most effective ways residents can prepare their homes is by implementing home h
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CELEBRATE JULY 4TH SAFELY
As public fireworks displays are canceled across the country, and, in our own community, we would like to remind everyone to please refrain from using consumer fireworks when celebrating on and around July 4 th . In a typical year, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) encourages the public to only attend public fireworks&n
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Fight Fire with a Plan
The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team urges residents to prepare for wildfire Contact: University of Nevada, Reno Extension Jamie Roice-Gomes, (775) 336-0261 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. - The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team is promoting Lake Tahoe Wildfire Awareness Month during July. This year’s theme is “Fight fire with a plan” to encourage
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NORTH LAKE TAHOE FIRE COVID-19 UPDATE
Following the June 24th, 2020 mandate of Governor Sisolak and to continue to practice responsible social distancing to minimize the spread of COVID-19, the Fire District’s Fire Stations and Fuels Management buildings are closed to public visitation until further notice. The Fire District’s Administration Office and Incline Station Training Room are
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FIRE AT ALPINE BOAT STORAGE
The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District responded to a report of a commercial structure fire at approximately 5:43 a.m. this morning at Alpine Boat Storage, 1060 Tahoe Blvd., Incline Village, NV. Upon arrival the crews quickly extinguished the fire. Six boats and seven jet skis were damaged by the fire. There were no injuries reported and the
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COMMUNITY COVID-19 ASYMPTOMATIC TESTING FOR INCLINE VILLAGE & CRYSTAL BAY RESIDENTS
Washoe County Health District, Incline Village Community Hospital and the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District will be offering free COVID-19 asymptomatic community testing on Friday, June 12, 2020, 9am – 2pm, for residents only of Incline Village and Crystal Bay, Nevada. There is no appointment needed for this drive-up testing. Please bring y
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COMMUNITY COVID-19 ASYMPTOMATIC TESTING FOR INCLINE VILLAGE & CRYSTAL BAY RESIDENTS
Washoe County Health District, Incline Village Community Hospital and the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District will be offering free COVID-19 asymptomatic community testing on Friday, June 12, 2020, 9am – 2pm, for residents only of Incline Village and Crystal Bay, Nevada. There is no appointment needed for this drive-up testing. Please bring y
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SUMMER WATER SAFETY
Summer is here and as we are all excited to spend more time outdoors enjoying the sunshine and beautiful Lake Tahoe. With that, now is a perfect time to review water safety tips specific to the lake. We all know the temperature of Lake Tahoe is a bit colder than most since it is an Alpine lake. Currently the lake temperature is 50 degrees. Whether
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Prescribed fire operations resume Monday June 1st at Sugar Pine Point
Lake Tahoe, Calif./Nev.  – Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) member, California State Parks, is planning to conduct an understory burn in Sugar Pine Point State Park beginning Monday, June 1, 2020, weather permitting. Smoke may be visible. View map with project locations/details at https://www.tahoelivingwithfire.com/get-informed/ and sign-up for pr
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Preparing for Wildfire Season During COVID-19: What you need to know about preparing for wildfire during the pandemic
LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – Despite the COVID-19 Pandemic, wildfire season is upon us and now is the time to prepare your home, family, and community. As the weather trends warmer and we prepare for wildfire season, fire districts and agency partners are tasked with adding an additional layer of safety preparations. Our preparations for defensible sp
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Welcome to our new website!
North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District is launching this new website to better deliver information across multiple media and device formats.  Utilizing state-of-the-art web delivery tools, and an all new design, we aim to provide timely information about our array of services to the community.
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Chipping & Defensible Space Services Begin June 1, 2020
The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District is gearing up for fire and fuels reduction activities for the 2020 season.  The District will begin conducting defensible space evaluations and curbside chipping services on June 1, 2020.  Requests can be made online starting May 25, 2020 at www.nlttfpd.net. All reques
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CHIPPING & DEFENSIBLE SPACE SERVICES TO BEGIN JUNE 1, 2020
The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District is gearing up for fire and fuels reduction activities for the 2020 season. The District will begin conducting defensible space evaluations and curbside chipping services on June 1, 2020. Requests can be made online starting May 25, 2020 at www.nlttfpd.net. All requests will be contacted within two weeks
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District Admin Offices & Fire Stations CLOSED to Public Visitation
Following the directive of Governor Sisolak and to practice responsible social distancing to minimize the spread of COVID-19, effective immediately the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District Administration Office, Fire Stations, Fuels Management and Incline Station buildings are closed to public visitation until further notice. Fire District sta
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COVID19 Updates & Resources
We are updating our News page daily with updates from Washoe County Health District. Useful websites:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention www.cdc.orgWashoe County Health DistrictReno/Spark/Washoe Regional Information CenterIVGID Community Conversation - an update with NLTFPD Infection Control Officer Jill Andersen 4
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COVID19 UPDATES & RESOURCES
We are updating our Newsroom page daily with updates from Washoe County Health District. Useful websites: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention www.cdc.org, Washoe County Health District, Reno/Spark/Washoe Regional Information Center, IVGID Community Conversation – an update with NLTFPD Infection Control Officer Jill Andersen 4.23.2020
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OPEN PUBLIC BURNING CLOSES 4.21.2020
Effective Tuesday, April 21, 2020, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District will be closing open public burning and will no longer issue burn permits for solid fuels (e.g., pine needles, slash piles, wood burning recreational fires). Fuel-fired recreational fire pits (e.g., natural gas or propane) are allowed by permit only.  To obtain a permi
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Open Burning Closes 4.21.2020
Effective Tuesday, April 21, 2020, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District will be closing open public burning and will no longer issue burn permits for solid fuels (e.g., pine needles, slash piles, wood burning recreational fires). Fuel-fired recreational fire pits (e.g., natural gas or propane) are allowed by permit only.  To obta
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Pile Burning to Continue, Weather Permitting
Weather and fuel conditions permitting, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District anticipates pile burning at Diamond Peak and east of Altdorf Terrace and Lucerne Way beginning March 23rd through April 3rd.    Smoke resulting from the pile burning will affect the surrounding areas for approximately 48-72 hours. People that are sm
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PILE BURNING TO CONTINUE WEATHER PERMITTING
Weather and fuel conditions permitting, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District anticipates pile burning at Diamond Peak and east of Altdorf Terrace and Lucerne Way beginning March 23rd through April 3rd.   Smoke resulting from the pile burning will affect the surrounding areas for approximately 48-72 hours. People that are smoke sensiti
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NORTH LAKE TAHOE FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION & FIRE STATIONS CLOSE TO PUBLIC VISITATION
Following the directive of Governor Sisolak and to practice responsible social distancing to minimize the spread of COVID-19, effective immediately the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District Administration Office, Fire Stations, Fuels Management and Incline Station buildings are closed to public visitation until further notice. Fire District sta
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March 16, 2020, 0700 AVALANCHE HAZARD ADVISORY FOR CRYSTAL BAY & THIRD CREEK, INCLINE VILLAGE, NV
The following is a slope-specific avalanche danger forecast for the avalanche terrain above Lakeview Ave, Tuscarora Rd, and Teresa Ct in Crystal Bay, Nevada; and the terrain above upper Jennifer St, Sutro, Bidwell, Lunar, and Mercury Courts in the Third Creek drainage (below Rose Knob Peak and environs) in Incline Village, Nevada. This danger forec
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