Forest Service Ending Regional Closure Order Two Days Early; Five Forests to Remain Closed Under Local Orders

Forest Service Ending Regional Closure Order Two Days Early; Five Forests to Remain Closed Under Local Orders

Vallejo, CA…Sept. 14, 2021. The USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region will end the regional closure order affecting National Forests in California at 11:59 pm on Wednesday, Sept. 15, two days prior to the original end date of Sept. 17. However, forest-wide closures will remain in place and be extended until midnight on September 22nd […]

Construction on Hwy 4 Over Ebbetts Pass May Cause Delays

Construction on Hwy 4 Over Ebbetts Pass May Cause Delays

Markleeville, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will conduct operations this week on State Route 4 and delays are expected. Work will be conducted as follows: Route 4 • There will not be a full closure of Route 4 this week from Wheeler Lake Trail to Highland Lake Road for drainage work, as indicated in […]

Caldor Fire Reaches 67% Containment, Heat Map Getting Colder, Eyes Turn to Getting 50 & 88 Opened Back Up

Caldor Fire Reaches 67% Containment, Heat Map Getting Colder, Eyes Turn to Getting 50 & 88 Opened Back Up

South Lake Tahoe, CA…East Zone Situation Summary: Winds along the ridges remained out of the southwest with gusts around 25 mph in the evening becoming southerly with gusts around 15 mph by the morning. Winds over the majority of the fire area become downslope as the sun sets with speeds around 3 to 5 mph. […]

Traffic Update….Injury Semi vs Sedan Collision Near Sr267 / Northstar Dr

Traffic Update….Injury Semi vs Sedan Collision Near Sr267 / Northstar Dr

Truckee, CA…Traffic Update….Injury Semi vs Sedan Collision Near Sr267 / Northstar Dr Incident: 00052 Type: Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt Location: Sr267 / Northstar Dr Loc Desc: SB JSO, .5 MILE Lat/Lon: 39.287113 -120.103877 Detail Information 12:41 PM 12 [28] RDWY OPEN 12:30 PM 11 [25] PER FIRE: 1141 TRANS THE PRTY C3 TO RENOWN 12:18 PM […]

50% Containment Reached on Caldor Fire! 996 Structures Destroyed & Repopulations Accelerate

50% Containment Reached on Caldor Fire!  996 Structures Destroyed & Repopulations Accelerate

South Lake Tahoe, CA…About six miles of additional containment line were secured along the westside of Christmas Valley and the area east of Meyers allowing the Eldorado County Sheriff’s Office to downgrade another Evacuation Order to a Warning in South Lake Tahoe area of the Pioneer Trail. The fire remained active along the northeast and […]

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