Important Fire Safety Information!! For more Firewise info contact Mike Morgan or Ann Riordan at

Fire Safety-submitted by Mike Morgan

Fire knows no bounds, which makes fire safety everyone’s responsibility. One home without adequate defensible space threatens many others, it’s imperative everyone takes an active role to protect your home and your neighbor’s.

Please consider taking these actions this season:

North Tahoe Fire Protection District (NTFPD); There’s a wealth of useful information at their website.

Free curbside Chipping  

  • All piles need to be placed at the edge of the street with the cut ends of the vegetation facing the street
  • Vegetation/limbs cannot exceed six (6) inches in diameter
  • Pile should not exceed six (6) feet in height and six (6) feet in width
  • No pine needles, pine cones, stumps, boards, or dirt
  • Chips will be left onsite
  • Sign up for chipping @

Placer County Alerts Placer Alert | Placer County, CA

  • Stay informed by signing up for the community public safety alert system

Red Flag Warnings are initiated when:

  • High Fire Danger with increased probability of a quickly spreading fire in the area within 24 hours
  • Warm temperatures, low humidity, dry fuels, the possibility of dry lighting, and strong winds
  • Tune to 1630 AM on your radio
  • No outside fires including gas and charcoal BBQ and firepitsHave your Emergency Kit ready
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