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Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team

FAC Coordinating Group

Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team

1061 Third St South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

1061 Third St
South Lake Tahoe
CA 96150
  • Fire prevention education
  • Firefighter/ Fire department
  • Firewise Communities / Defensible space
  • Forest/ecosystem management
  • Fuels treatment / Prescribed fire
  • Wildfire risk assessment

The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) consists of representatives of Tahoe Basin fire agencies, CAL FIRE, Nevada Division of Forestry and related state agencies, University of California and Nevada Cooperative Extensions, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, the U.S. Forest Service, conservation districts from both states, the California Tahoe Conservancy and the Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board.

Our mission is to protect lives, property and the environment within the Lake Tahoe Basin from wildfire by implementing prioritized fuels reduction projects and engaging the public in becoming a fire adapted community. For more information, visit

Fire Public Information Team

The Fire Public Information Team (Fire PIT) delivers coordinated messaging to Lake Tahoe Basin residents and visitors. Team products include annual wildfire awareness events, coordinated media releases, and outreach campaigns.

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Fire Adapted Communities Development

The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team is establishing leadership councils that will engage communities in taking action, and strengthen communication and support between agencies and the public. More information is available in the Lake Tahoe Basin Community Wildfire Protection Plan, Appendix A: The Tahoe Agenda

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Living With Fire in the Tahoe Basin

The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension's Living With Fire program provides outreach materials customized for the Lake Tahoe Basin. Products detail the elements of a Fire Adapted Community, including what actions can be taken before, during, and after a wildfire.

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