Top Tips to Prepare for Wildfire Season at Lake Tahoe, Truckee
Today, I want to share a variety of excellent information about preparing your home and family for fire season. And, it’s all available online on the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency’s website.
I encourage you to take a deep dive into this information; and then take the time to make your own plans of preparing for the fire season ahead.
All the information below can be directly accessed through TahoeLivingWithFire.info.
This entire section provides you with some excellent resources to help you get your home, property and family prepared for wildfire season. The site includes:
This section is similar to our first news article for July. It also references other ideas about certain products and design features that are fire-resistant.
Other key publications that the TRPA website recommends about this subject includes:
This section identifies “proper management of the vegetation surrounding the home reduces the threat of wildfire.”
Other key publications about this subject that the TRPA website recommends includes::
There’s a good map that details some idea on preparing your neighborhood for easy access.
Here’s more information as well:
This could not be more important. Take a look at the information on the link and then I am encouraging you to review these other publications for more insight:
Incline Village/Crystal Bay Emergency Preparedness Guide
Incline Village/Crystal Bay Guía Para Emergencias
North Tahoe and Meeks Bay Fire Protection District Emergency Preparedness Guide
South Lake Tahoe Area Emergency Preparedness Guide
This section has some good information about working with your neighborhood on designing and implementing a good ‘fire break.”
And here’s another good resource:
Hopefully, you will never have to refer to the information in this section as it relates to what to do ‘before you enter the house, inside the house, and other insight to get you back home and back on your feet.
I do hope this information has been valuable to you. Let’s all get out there and get our homes and communities prepared ‘ just in case.’
If you need some more insight, and local connections in particular, please do reach out. My wife, Kelly, and I have lived here for over 30 years and will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
Lake Tahoe / Truckee