Structure Fire at South Lodge of Homewood Mountain Resort (Operations On Hold)

Structure Fire at South Lodge of Homewood Mountain Resort (Operations On Hold)

Homewood, CA – At approximately 3:00 a.m. resources from North Tahoe Fire Protection District and Meeks Bay Fire Protection District responded to a heavily involved structure fire at Homewood Mountain Resort’s South Lodge. The call was originally for a commercial fire alarm. Once resources arrived on scene, a heavily involved structure fire was evident. Further […]

South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue to Host Open House on October 8th

South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue to Host Open House on October 8th

South Lake Tahoe, Ca…South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue is holding its annual Open House on Saturday, October 8th,2016 10am-2pm to commemorate Fire Prevention Week. As part of National Fire Prevention Week your city fire stations will be open to the public. Visit one or all three. Learn about your Fire Department, see the apparatus, learn […]

Soberanes Fire Update, 40,618 Acres, 18% Contained, 57 Homes Destroyed & 1 Fatality

Soberanes Fire Update, 40,618 Acres, 18% Contained, 57 Homes Destroyed & 1 Fatality

Big Sir, CA…CAL FIRE and the United States Forest Service, Los Padres National Forest remains in unified command. Fire activity overnight was moderate to minimal. Extremely remote and rugged terrain with limited access coupled with hot and dry weather and an above average cured grass crop has resulted in a high resistance to control. Pre-planning […]

US Forest Service Confirms Loss Of Three Firefighters

US Forest Service Confirms Loss Of Three Firefighters

Twisp, WA…Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest (OWNF) and Washington Department of Natural Resources (WA DNR) officials are deeply saddened to confirm the fatalities of three U.S. Forest Service firefighters from the OWNF this afternoon. Next of kin notifications are being made. “We are devastated by the tragic loss of three of our Forest Service firefighters,” said Mike […]

Fallen USFS Firefighter Identified

Fallen USFS Firefighter Identified

South Lake Tahoe, CA… A 21 year-old firefighter from Shingle Springs, Calif., died Saturday afternoon as a result of injuries received while suppressing a wildfire on the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) in Northern California. Michael Hallenbeck was a member of Organized Crew 36 on the LTBMU. Hallenbeck was struck by a tree at […]

California Guard, Reserve Units Aid in Wildfire Containment ~ By Amaani Lyle DoD News

California Guard, Reserve Units Aid in Wildfire Containment ~ By Amaani Lyle DoD News

Washington, DC…California Air National Guardsmen and Air Force Reservists are assisting first responders in fighting ongoing wildfires in Northern California, the Pentagon’s press operations chief said in a briefing here today. Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said the blaze has been ravaging the Lower Lake area north of San Francisco and has tripled in size over […]

Structure Fire at Deerfield Lodge

Structure Fire at Deerfield Lodge

South Lake Tahoe, CA  – A structure fire began at approximately 11:45 pm on Wednesday, July 23rd at Deerfield Lodge located on Ski Run Blvd. in South Lake Tahoe. According to South Lake Tahoe Fire Chief Jeff Meston, six rooms and five vehicles were damaged in the fire.  Of the rooms, three were completely destroyed by fire […]

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