New Douglas County Caldor Fire Evacuation Warnings

New Douglas County Caldor Fire Evacuation Warnings

Stateline, NV…August 31, 2021, 7:30 p.m. WHAT: Evacuation Warnings WHEN: Effective Immediately WHERE: Douglas County, Nevada. Douglas County is asking the following communities to be on the alert and start preparing for potential evacuations. Evacuations have not been ordered for the following areas at this time; however, there is potential for evacuation warnings to heighten […]

Tamarack Wildfire Reaches 82% Containment & Fire Operations Return to Local Control

Tamarack Wildfire Reaches 82% Containment & Fire Operations Return to Local Control

Markleeville, CA…Special Notes: The Rocky Mountain Type 1 Incident Management Team will transition command of the fire to the Sierra Front Type 3 Team 1 tonight. Both teams thank the local communities for their hospitality and assistance. Current Situation: Portions of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest currently have Stage II fire restrictions. With dry, windy weather […]

Portion of the Pacific Crest Trail Closed by Tamarack Fire Reopens July 31

Portion of the Pacific Crest Trail Closed by Tamarack Fire Reopens July 31

Carson City, NV…Forest officials on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest will reopen a portion of the Pacific Crest Trail that was closed due to the Tamarack Fire. The Pacific Crest Trail between California State Route 88 and California State Route 4 (Ebbetts Pass) will reopen Saturday, July 31 at 12:01 a.m. “While we’re reopening this portion […]

Governor Newsom Surveys Tamarack Fire Damage with Nevada Governor Sisolak, Meets with Fire and Emergency Officials.

Governor Newsom Surveys Tamarack Fire Damage with Nevada Governor Sisolak, Meets with Fire and Emergency Officials.

Gardnerville, NV…California Governor Gavin Newsom and Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak surveyed a Tamarack Fire damage area and met with fire and emergency management personnel responding to the fire, which has burned 68,497 acres on both sides of the California-Nevada border. “We’re here in the spirit of partnership that unites all of us on the West […]

Tamarack Fire Daily Update July 28, 2021. 68,497 Acres, 59% Contained, 1,321 Total Personnel

Tamarack Fire Daily Update July 28, 2021.  68,497 Acres, 59% Contained, 1,321 Total Personnel

Markleeville, CA….Special notes: A recording of the public fire information briefing held last night can be viewed on Facebook under video at www.facebook.com/tamarackfireinfo or on YouTube at https://bit.ly/TamarackVideo. People are getting back into their homes and back on the roads. Please limit travel to essential travel on the roads near and through the fire area. […]

Alpine County Leadership Meets with Governor Gavin Newsom on Tamarack Fire Damage

Alpine County Leadership Meets with Governor Gavin Newsom on Tamarack Fire Damage

Markleeville, CA…Alpine County Supervisors Terry Woodrow, January Riddle, and Alpine County Administrative Officer Nichole Williamson met with Governor Gavin Newsom today at the incident command post to discuss the impacts of the Tamarack Fire on Alpine County. Photo Credit: JT Chevallier, Alpine County Public Information Officer Media Inquiries Regarding Alpine County Evacuations & Re-Entry JT […]

State Routes 4 & 89 Now Open Through Tamarack Fire Burn Area

State Routes 4 & 89 Now Open Through Tamarack Fire Burn Area

Alpine, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) reopened State Routes 4 and 89 in Alpine County to through-traffic only at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. There will be no access to the United States Forest Service (USFS) lands. Be advised firefighting work on the Tamarack Fire is […]

Tamarack Fire Daily Update, July 27, 2021 68,103 Acres, 54% Contained, 1,505 Fire Personnel

Tamarack Fire Daily Update, July 27, 2021  68,103 Acres, 54% Contained,  1,505 Fire Personnel

Markleeville, CA…Special Notes: Residents returning to their homes following evacuations should be aware that there may still be fire activity nearby. Smoke and possible isolated flare-ups may occur for several weeks within the fire area as the fire burns through isolated fuels such as dead or downed trees. There is still firefighting work being done […]

Alpine County Sheriff sets up Temporary Non-Emergency Line & Dispatch Line

Alpine County Sheriff sets up Temporary Non-Emergency Line & Dispatch Line

Markleeville, CA…Alpine County Sheriff has set up Temporary Non-Emergency Line & Dispatch Line due to the Tamarack Fire. Alpine County Sheriff’s Office Non-Emergency Line: 530-721-0757. Alpine County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Line: 775-782-5126. EMERGENCY DIAL 911 Road Closures State Route 89 from the junction of Highway 88 to Highway 395 (Evacuee Access Allowed) State Route 4 […]

Hwy 4 & Hwy 89 to Fully Reopen Through Tamarack Fire Area July 28th at 7am.

Hwy 4 & Hwy 89 to Fully Reopen Through Tamarack Fire Area July 28th at 7am.

Alpine County, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) plan to reopen State Routes 4 and 89 in Alpine County to through-traffic only at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. There will be no access to the United States Forest Service (USFS) lands. Be advised there is still firefighting […]

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