Helicopter Crash Lands Near Soda Springs

Helicopter Crash Lands Near Soda Springs

Soda Springs, CA…CHP is reporting an aircraft emergency in the Soda Springs area. A PG&E helicopter has gone down. No injures thankfully but the helicopter will need a bit of care. Please use caution in the area… Incident: 00065 Type: Aircraft Emergency Location: 0 Kidd Lakes Rd Loc Desc: ROYAL GORGE SKI AREA Lat/Lon: 39.314045 […]

Traffic Update…I-80 Reopens After Brush Fire

Traffic Update…I-80 Reopens After Brush Fire

Truckee, CA…I-80 has slowly come back to life after being closed for the afternoon due to a brush fire. Below is the raw CHP incident log (at least on the public side) sometimes these make interesting reading after the incident winds down as they show a blow, by blow progression of the fire or incident. […]

Events This Weekend To Mark 10 Year Anniversary Of Angora Fire

Events This Weekend To Mark 10 Year Anniversary Of Angora Fire

South Lake Tahoe, CA…There are two events this Saturday, June 24, to mark the 10-year anniversary of the Angora Fire at Lake Tahoe. Angora Fire First Responder Remembrance Ceremony Saturday, June 24, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Lake Valley Fire Protection District Station 7, 2211 Keetak Street, South Lake Tahoe, CA Angora Commemoration Saturday, June […]

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 […]

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