FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

I live in Meeks Bay. Can I submit my plans to Tahoe City?


North Tahoe Fire is doing plan reviews for Meeks Bay Fire. If you are submitting plans for Meeks Bay please make your check payable to Meeks Bay Fire Protection District. Visit our PLAN REVIEW GUIDELINES page for more inforamation. Meeks Bay Fire Residential Sprinkler plans need to be submitted to El Dorado County. Meeks Bay Fire Commercial Sprinkler plans, in most cases, need to be submitted to North Tahoe Fire. Contact our FIRE PREVENTION OFFICERS for more information.




Where do I find a hydrant map?


On this website we have a Google Map to help you locate a hydrant near you. If you can safely clear the hydrant near your home, it would really help our firefighters. Let us know if you do, and submit your photos on our Facebook page for us to share! PREVENTION -- INSURANCE QUESTIONS -- HYDRANT MAP




How do I get a burn permit?


Residential Burn Permits may now be obtained directly through the CAL FIRE WEB PAGE. For additional information on residential burning, visit our BURN PERMITS AND BURN RESTRICTIONS page. You are required to always follow Burning Guidelines and Red Flag Warnings.




I want to sign up for chipping. How do I do that?


PREVENTION -- DEFENSIBLE SPACE/CHIPPING for more information.




I am a vendor for EMS supplies, who do I contact?


Please visit our DISTRICT STAFF page. You will find the contact information for our EMS Battalion Chief.




What is a red flag warning?


Please refer to our RED FLAG WARNING page for details on red flag warnings.




How do I know if there is prescribed burning in the area?


Please refer to the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team website for prescribed burning in the Tahoe Basin. A link to this page is on our PRESCRIBED BURNING page, as well as our HELPFUL LINKS page.




What is the ISO rating for the Alpine Springs County Water District?


The ISO rating for ASCWD is 3. The GIS mapping issue has been corrected for that area. For more inforamtion on the District's ISO rating please visit the INSURANCE QUESTIONS page.





North Tahoe Fire Protection District - PO Box 5879 - 222 Fairway Dr. Tahoe City, CA 96145 - 530-583-6911

Business Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM - Closed for Lunch 12:00 to 1:00 PM - Closed on Holidays

In case of emergency, call 911