July 17, 2021
TAMARACK FIRE UPDATES & RESOURCES
South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue is continually monitoring the Tamarack fire situation. There are no evacuation orders in place for South Lake Tahoe residents.
The Fire Chief has instituted a burn ban of solid fuels effective July 20 at 3pm. For more information, visit https://www.cityofslt.us/1188/Fire-Safety-FAQs.
NO EVACUATION ORDERS IN SLT
There are currently no evacuation orders for South Lake Tahoe residents.
INCIDENT UPDATE LINKS
For the most updated information on the Tamarack fire, visit https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7674/ and Alpine County's dedicated incident Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Tamarack-Fire-111204851241728.
LOCAL SOCIAL MEDIA PAGES & RESOURCES
For local social media updates on the evolving situation, you may also want to follow https://www.facebook.com/SouthLakeTahoeFireRescue and https://www.facebook.com/SouthLakeTahoePD. Another helpful site: https://www.tahoelivingwithfire.com/
To receive emergency alerts, sign up with the following entities:
El Dorado County at http://ready.edso.org
Douglas County at https://tinyurl.com/56fsp8ss
City of South Lake Tahoe: https://www.cityofslt.us/list.aspx
There are a number of air quality resources available on the internet. Below are some helpful links:
El Dorado Air Quality Management District - https://www.edcgov.us/Government/AirQualityManagement
Spare the Air, a joint effort of the Sacramento Metropolitan, El Dorado,
Feather River, Placer and Yolo-Solano Air Districts -
AirNow, a partnership of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Park Service, NASA, Centers for Disease Control, and tribal, state, and local air quality agencies - https://www.airnow.gov/?city=South%20Lake%20Tahoe&state=CA&country=USA
Road work will continue as planned on Lake Tahoe Boulevard, Pioneer Trail, and Spruce Avenue. Public Works is in daily contact with dispatch and will amend construction work schedules if the status of the Tamarack fire changes.
For CalTrans projects in the Basin, visit https://dot.ca.gov/caltrans-near-me/district-3/d3-popular-links/d3-roadwork/d3-el-dorado