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Established 1946

Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District

Serving Stateline, Zephyr Cove, Glenbrook - Lake Tahoe, Nevada

Established 1946
Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District

Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District was formed in 1946 to meet the expectations of the community to guard against the threat of fire in the wildland urban interface. The challenge of meeting those expectations are dynamic which tasks us to be more innovative to respond through a professionally, highly-trained, well equipped organization in those expected services with concern for the well being of our personnel.

  • Board of Trustees

    Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District is governed by a five member, elected Board of Trustees.

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  • Meetings

    Board of Trustees Meetings are held the 4th Wednesday of each month at 3:00 pm, unless otherwise noted.

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  • Fire PRevention

    Fire prevention, forest fuels management, and code enforcement are critical to community safety.

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Tahoe Fire News

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Fire Prevention/Forest Fuels Management

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In 2004 the Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District and the Nevada Fire Safe Council commissioned the “Nevada Community Wildfire Risk/Hazard Assessment Project” , which serves as the Community Wildfire Protection Plan for the Fire District.   The Assessment Project surveyed seven geographical areas of the Fire District and assigned a Fire Hazard Rating Score of low, moderate, high, or extreme.  Of the seven areas, five scored high, one (Stateline) scored moderate, and one (Chimney Rock) scored extreme. The primary recommendation of the Assessment Project was the removal of excess flammable forest fuel and the creation of neighborhood fuel breaks.
 
Subsequent to the release of the Assessment Project, the Fuels Management Division was created to address the hazards identified as being the responsibility of the Fire District.

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  • District Boundary

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