Lake Tahoe Wildfire Awareness Campaign

Lake Tahoe Wildfire Awareness Campaign

Lake Tahoe CA/NV…As California and Nevada enter a third year of drought, the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team is leveling up the region’s preparedness efforts by implementing the Lake Tahoe Wildfire Awareness Campaign. The campaign will run from May through October, highlighting the message: “Tahoe Wildfire Ready.” All counties in the Lake Tahoe Basin, along with […]

Traffic News…Expect Major Delays at US-50 From Wrights Road to South Lake Tahoe This Weekend

Traffic News…Expect Major Delays at US-50 From Wrights Road to South Lake Tahoe This Weekend

South Lake Tahoe, CA…Traffic Advisory… US-50, from Wrights Lake Road to South Lake Tahoe, is experiencing major delays due to multiple projects in the area. Tree removal, guardrail replacement, & crack sealing are causing one-way traffic controls along US-50. If you are planning a trip to Lake Tahoe this weekend, plan for the extra delays […]

Traffic News…Semi Blocking Slow Lane at I80 and Secret Town Road

Traffic News…Semi Blocking Slow Lane at I80 and Secret Town Road

Truckee, CA…CHP is reporting a semi blocking The Eastbound lane at I80 and Secret Town Road.  Please use caution in the area… Incident: 00017 Type: Traffic Hazard Location: I80 E / Secret Town Rd Ofr Loc Desc: EB 80 JWO 3/4 MI Lat/Lon: 39.148530 -120.901181 Detail Information 10:02 AM 6 [9] A70-384 #3 LANE 9:58 […]

Residential Burn Permits Required Effective May 1, 2022

Residential Burn Permits Required Effective May 1, 2022

South Lake Tahoe, CA…CAL FIRE burn permits are available to the public FREE of charge for the burning of dry landscape vegetation (NOT household trash) that originates from the landowner’s property. To acquire a permit, visit the website at https://burnpermit.fire.ca.gov watch the mandatory video which reviews burning requirements and safety tips, fill in the required […]

Traffic News…Big Rig Blocking Road at I80 and Crystal Springs

Traffic News…Big Rig Blocking Road at I80 and Crystal Springs

Truckee, CA…CHP is reporting a big rig us blocking the road at I80 and Crystal Springs.  Please use caution in the area… Incident: 00012 Type: Traffic Hazard Location: I80 W / Crystal Springs Ofr Loc Desc: WB CRYSTAL OFF Lat/Lon: 39.210904 -120.783464 Detail Information 8:30 AM 3 [4] 1039 8:29 AM 2 [2] [Rotation Request […]

Forest to Support Type 1 Helicopter Based at Placerville Airport

Forest to Support Type 1 Helicopter Based at Placerville Airport

Placerville, CA…In preparation for increasing fire activity, the USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region has placed a Type 1 helicopter at the Placerville Airport due to the central location and the ability of the Eldorado National Forest to provide a helicopter manager. Type 1 helicopters are the largest and fastest flying helicopters used on wildland […]