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 […]

Wildfire Safety Expo

Wildfire Safety Expo

South Lake Tahoe, CA  – The threat of wildfire is extremely high this fire season due to record drought conditions in the West.  Local agencies are coming together and hosting a Wildfire Safety Expo on Saturday, June 21st from noon to 3pm at the TJ Maxx parking lot located at the “Y” where Highways 50 and 89 intersect. […]

Structure Fire On Ellen Court

Structure Fire On Ellen Court

INcline Village, NV…North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District (NLTFPD) responded to a report of a structure fire at 815 Ellen Court on Tuesday, June 2, 2014 at approximately 3:30p.m. Mutual was provided by Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District, North Tahoe Fire Protection District and Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District. There were no injuries and fire […]

TRPA Board Recognizes Departing Fire Chiefs, Wildfire Awareness Week As Critical to Lake Tahoe’s Protection

TRPA Board Recognizes Departing Fire Chiefs, Wildfire Awareness Week As Critical to Lake Tahoe’s Protection

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV— With record drought conditions in the West, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) Governing Board underscored its commitment to improving forest health and protecting Lake Tahoe communities from wildfire today by adopting a resolution supporting the 2014 Lake Tahoe Wildfire Awareness Month and giving special recognition to two departing Lake Tahoe fire […]

Truckee Meadows FPD Hosts 1st Annual Kid’s Fire Camp!

Reno, NV… The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District (TMFPD), firefighters from Local 3895, along with assistance from the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District and Washoe County Regional Parks are pleased to announce the first annual Kids’ Fire  Camp. The three-day kids’ camp is open to adventurous boys and girls ages 11-14 who are interested […]

Wildfire Prevention Clean Up at Temple Bat Yam

Wildfire Prevention Clean Up at Temple Bat Yam

South Lake Tahoe, CA – Members of Temple Bat Yam, Lake Valley Fire Protection District and South Lake Tahoe Fire Department held a community clean-up day for the synagogue property on May 18, 2014. In a collaborative effort between the fire agencies, neighborhoods and community members; this was an example of working together to create defensible […]

Fire Prevention Week: Oct 6th – 12th Prevent Kitchen Fires

Fire Prevention Week: Oct 6th – 12th  Prevent Kitchen Fires

Incline Village, NV…It’s time for Fire Prevention Week, and from October 6-12 the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District will be reminding locals to ‘Prevent Kitchen Fires’ — most of which result from unattended cooking. According to the latest NFPA research, cooking is the leading cause of home fires. Two of every five home fires […]