The Key to Evacuating Quickly and Safely is Preparation

The Key to Evacuating Quickly and Safely is Preparation

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV…As record drought and elevated wildfire conditions persist, the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) reminds residents and visitors to develop an evacuation plan for your family and pack a Go-Bag before the next wildfire.  Emergency responders follow carefully designed evacuation plans that consider all factors when implementing evacuation orders. When asked to leave, […]

Placer Sheriff’s Office Releases Photos of Kiely’s Sweatshirt and Vehicle

Placer Sheriff’s Office Releases Photos of Kiely’s Sweatshirt and Vehicle

Truckee, CA…We are sharing additional photos detectives have received that we believe may be beneficial to our investigation into Kiely’s disappearance. The first photo depicts a hoodie Kiely was loaned on August 5th, the day before she went missing. We don’t know whether Kiely was wearing that hoodie when she disappeared, but we believe it […]

Suspect Arrested for Arson after Structure Fire in South Lake

Suspect Arrested for Arson after Structure Fire in South Lake

South Lake Tahoe, CA…On 8/6/22, at approximately 8:32pm, South Lake Tahoe Dispatch received multiple 911 calls about a structure fire on the 3800 block of Figueora Ln. South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue and South Lake Tahoe Police responded and found a single residence fully engulfed in flames. SLT FR was able to quickly knock down […]

Caltrans Enacts Emergency Plan to Install Culvert and Reopen State Route 89

Caltrans Enacts Emergency Plan to Install Culvert and Reopen State Route 89

Markleeville, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has enacted an emergency order to install temporary drainage facilities on State Route 89 near Markleeville (Alpine County) in an effort to reopen the highway as safely and expeditiously as possible. Route 89 currently remains closed from Turtle Rock Park to Route 4 due to a devastating mud […]

Traffic Update…Major Injury Vehicle vs Bicylist Collision Near SR267 / Martis Creek Rd

Traffic Update…Major Injury Vehicle vs Bicylist Collision Near SR267 / Martis Creek Rd

Truckee, CA…Traffic Update…Major Injury Vehicle vs Bicylist Collision Near SR267 / Martis Creek Rd Incident: 00022 Type: Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt Location: SR267 / Martis Creek Rd Loc Desc: RAPID DEPLOYMENT 267/MARTIS TIE Lat/Lon: 39.307742 -120.136718 Detail Information 9:31 AM 8 [16] FIRE JUST NOW GOING 97 // NEG UPDATES 9:30 AM 7 [15] [Notification] [CHP]-PCSO […]

City Manager Appoints Chief of South Lake Tahoe Fire & Rescue

City Manager Appoints Chief of South Lake Tahoe Fire & Rescue

South Lake Tahow, CA…South Lake Tahoe City Manager, Joe Irvin, has appointed Jim Drennan to the position of Fire Chief, effective August 9. Mr. Irvin stated, “Chief Drennan is a collaborative leader who leans into regional initiatives to improve response capabilities throughout the Basin. He not only makes South Lake Tahoe safer, but works to […]

Hwy 4 Over Ebbetts Pass Reopens After Caltrans Clears Mudslides

Hwy 4 Over Ebbetts Pass Reopens After Caltrans Clears Mudslides

Markleeville, CA…State Route 4 Ebbetts Pass was closed last night due to several mudslides caused by heavy thunderstorm activity. Caltrans, District 10 crews worked into the night to clear the mud and debris and were able to reopen around 12:30 a.m. today. Thunderstorms are predicted to continue through the day, so crews will be monitoring […]

Hwy 89 Betweek Turtle Rock Park & Montegomery Street Closed Due to Mud & Debris Flows

Hwy 89 Betweek Turtle Rock Park & Montegomery Street Closed Due to Mud & Debris Flows

Markleeville, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) in conjunction with the California Highway Patrol and the Alpine County Sheriff, has closed State Route 89 between Turtle Rock County Park Road and Montgomery Street in Markleeville (Alpine County), due to mud and debris flows from heavy rain that washed out a portion of the roadway on […]

Wayne Woo Appointed Placer County Sheriff

Wayne Woo Appointed Placer County Sheriff

Auburn, CA…The Board of Supervisors this week appointed Wayne Woo as the new Placer County Sheriff after Devon Bell retired earlier this month. Woo was elected in the June primary but his elective term does not begin until January 2023. 7.26.22 BOS Meeting Wayne Woo Sheriff appointment.mp4 from Placer County Video Portal on Vimeo.

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