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 Current information for wildland fires within the State of California can be found at The Governor's Office of Emergency Services website: or at
Current information for wildland fires within the U.S. can be found at the National Interagency Fire Center's website:
Information regarding wildland fires that are producing smoke affecting the Tahoe Basin can be found at the NOAA Satellite & Information Service website:

Wildland fire information can also be found on the California Department of Forestry & Fire Protection's (CAL FIRE) website:

Additionally, the USFS Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit maintains a 24-hour hotline number service to provide recorded information and updates on prescribed fire activity that may be conducted.  They can be reached at (530) 543-2600 ext. 6.
Prescribed Fire season usually lasts well into the winter months while multiple public land management agencies may be burning on their properties.  During these times, you may see smoke and flames on various project sites around the North Tahoe area.   Please contact the agency responsible for the prescribed burn for more information or contact our Forest Fuels Office at 530-584-2322.

The NTFPD is committed to providing our constituents with the highest possible level of fire protection and suppression services available. While we may at times assist other districts, counties, or agencies during an emergency when needed, our own firefighting resources are ready to respond within the District with appropriate personnel and equipment at all times.