A Community Event: Welcome Back Tahoe, Honoring Our Heroes is Postponed

A Community Event: Welcome Back Tahoe, Honoring Our Heroes is Postponed

South Lake Tahoe, CA…Out of an abundance of caution due to the latest developments of the Caldor Fire, the difficult decision has been made to postpone the Welcome Back Tahoe, Honoring Our Heroes Community Event originally scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 25. In addition, South Lake Tahoe Fire Fighters continue to be actively engaged on the […]

The Fight Against the Caldor Fire Continues on in Active Sectors

The Fight Against the Caldor Fire Continues on in Active Sectors

South Lake Tahoe, CA…The Caldor Fire remains a very active fire. The fight is NOT over! Despite 76% containment, recent dry and windy weather has increased fire activity in some areas along the fire perimeter. Currently, there are roughly 65-miles of uncontained fire line with the majority of those miles located along the eastern edge. […]

Hwy 50 Fully Reopened to the Public this Morning.

Hwy 50 Fully Reopened to the Public this Morning.

South Lake Tahoe, CA….Highway 50 fully opened to the public at 8am this morning. No permits will be needed for residents to gain access to properties not included on forest service land. If your property is on forest service land, please contact the forest service for access details. For residents and property owners who did […]

Caldor Post-Fire BAER Soil Burn Severity Map Released

Caldor Post-Fire BAER Soil Burn Severity Map Released

Placerville, CA…USDA Forest Service¬†Burned Area Emergency Response Team (BAER) specialists recently completed their data gathering and analysis of the Caldor burned area to produce a Soil Burn Severity (SBS) map of the 218,952-acre fire. USDA Forest Service Burned Area Emergency Response¬†(BAER) assessment teams are multi-disciplinary teams sent to federal lands following significant wildfires to characterize […]

Hwy 50 Reopens After Caldor Fire

Hwy 50 Reopens After Caldor Fire

South Lake Tahoe, cA…Highway 50 (US-50) reopened to traffic between Meyers and Kyburz at 8:02 this morning after being closed for a month due to the #CaldorFire. Be alert for crews working in the area. No permits will be needed for residents to gain access to properties NOT on Forest Service land. If your property […]

Homeowners & Residents Can Access Properties in Caldor Fire Area Starting Tomorrow

Homeowners & Residents Can Access Properties in Caldor Fire Area Starting Tomorrow

South Lake Tahoe, CA…Temporary entry for the Highway 50 Corridor. Starting at 8:00 AM Monday 9/20/21, residents and property owners can access their properties inside the closed area between Kyburz and Meyers by obtaining a pass. The area between Kyburz and Meyers will still be closed to the public. Homeowners or residents can bring any […]

Governor Sisolak Signs Emergency Regulation Related to COVID-19 Vaccine

Governor Sisolak Signs Emergency Regulation Related to COVID-19 Vaccine

Carson City, NV…Following a 4-0 vote from the Nevada State Board of Health (BOH), Governor Steve Sisolak signed emergency regulations that require State of Nevada employees who work with vulnerable populations in state-operated, licensed health care settings or state-operated detention facilities to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination will be required by November […]

Eldorado Sherriff’s Office Make Arrest in Caldor Fire Related Crime Spree.

Eldorado Sherriff’s Office Make Arrest in Caldor Fire Related Crime Spree.

South Lake Tahoe, CA…Over the last several days the Caldor Fire Law Enforcement Security Team worked with EDSO Patrol to catch a looter who committed dozens of thefts from vehicles, garages, and structures in the evacuation zones, and stole at least two vehicles in the South Lake Tahoe area. EDSO deputies disrupted the suspect during […]

More Caldor Fire Evacuation Orders Downgraded

More Caldor Fire Evacuation Orders Downgraded

Grizzly Flats, CA…As of September 16, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. Evacuation Orders Downgraded, Effective Immediately in El Dorado County, Amador County, Alpine County. Evacuation Order Update: The following Evacuation Orders have been downgraded to Evacuation Warnings in Amador County: Zones 4A and 5A. South of Highway 88 along the Amador/El Dorado County line from Dufrene […]

Hwy 88 a Key Sierra Nevada Roadway Opens After Closure From Caldor Fire

Hwy 88 a Key Sierra Nevada Roadway Opens After Closure From Caldor Fire

Alpine & Amador Counties, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and partner agencies reopened State Route 88 at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 16, 2021. The roadway had been closed between Peddler Hill and Route 89/Picketts Junction, and later from Peddler Hill to Kirkwood due to the Caldor Fire, which according to Cal Fire had […]

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