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  • Welcome to Lake Valley Fire Protection District

    Welcome to Lake Valley Fire Protection District

    It is the mission of the Lake Valley Fire Protection District to protect our community, its people, and environment, by providing the highest level of fire suppression, emergency medical, disaster, hazardous materials, and fire prevention Read More
  • Operations Division

    Operations Division

    The mission of the Operations Division is to protect our community's people, property and environment by conducting aggressive emergency operations to mitigate threats caused by fire, medical emergencies, hazardous materials, and disasters. Read More
  • Fire Prevention Division

    Fire Prevention Division

    The mission of the fire prevention division is to protect our community's people, property and environment by preventing emergencies through providing inspection, plan checking, and fire and life safety education services. The Fire Prevention Division Read More
  • Fire Adapted Community

    Fire Adapted Community

    A Fire Adapted Community acknowledges and takes responsibility for its wildfire risk, and implements appropriate actions at all levels. Actions address resident safety, homes, neighborhoods, businesses and infrastructure, forests, parks, open spaces and other community assets Read More
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Lake Valley Fire Protection District is seeking proposals for Hazardous Fuels Reduction on City of South Lake Tahoe Airport Property

RFP Issue Date: Friday, November 9th, 2018
Proposal Due Date: Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Proposals Received After the Due Date Will Be Returned Unopened!

Lake Valley Fire Protection District (LVFPD) is seeking proposals for Hazardous Fuels Reduction services on the City of South Lake Tahoe Property located at the South Lake Tahoe Airport. The project totals approximately 37.7 acres. Project operations include the cutting, removal, and/or rearrangement of fuels to meet the vegetation treatment specifications of the Cal Fire Forest Fire Prevention Exemption Pilot Project. There may be a need to conduct hand felling/thinning in certain areas where mechanical equipment access is not feasible or prohibited. To the extent possible, hazardous fuels designated for removal shall be hauled off-site or otherwise processed on site. Ownership of the harvested or chipped material will be vested in the successful contractor, and to the extent possible, must include delivery of all material processed at negotiated rates to a utilization facility. The successful contractor will be financially responsible for completing a Timber Tax Harvest Report and Timber Tax Return for any harvested timber throughout the project. LVFPD does not guarantee the amount of timber on the Project Area. Details of specifications and performance requirements can be found under Section B titled Vegetation Management Plan.

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Changes Coming to Lake Valley Chipping Program

Lake Valley Fire is in the process of entering into a cooperative agreement with Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District to provide grant funded chipping to the Lake Valley community. As part of this agreement, the Tahoe Douglas "Zephyr Crew" Wildland Firefighters will provide chipping and if needed can be detailed to wildland fire assignments in Lake Valley.

Another benefit is the assistance from Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District's Forester John Pickett. Pickett is a California registed Forester and long time local of the community.   

Please be patient as we make this transition. Should you need assistance please call the chipping line at 530-577-CHIP (2447). This number will be monitored by Lake Valley's Prevention Officer,Teri Tucker. Should there be a delay in response please bare with us.      We  will get back to you ASAP. We hope to be up to full operations by the end June, at the latest.  

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Request for Bids: Training Facility

The Lake Valley Fire Protection District (LVFPD) is seeking bids for the delivery and on site assembly of a training facility.

Bidders interested in providing this service shall submit bids. The Bidder selected will provide a facility as described in the “scope of services” section and as detailed in the Project Plans.


ISSUE DATE March 8, 2018

BID DUE DATE April 9, 2018, by 5:00 p.m. (PDT)


ON OR NEAR April 12, 2018

Bids must be received no later than 5:00 pm on April 9, 2018. If mail delivery is used, the proposer should mail the bid early enough to provide for arrival by this deadline. Proposer uses mail or courier service at his own risk. El Dorado Transit will not be liable or responsible for any late delivery of bids. Postmarks will not be accepted. Bids will be opened publicly and read aloud at that time.

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Competitive Entry Level Exam and Job Announcement For: Apprentice Firefighter/Paramedic

Lake Valley Fire Protection District is an “all risk” emergency services agency, primarily serving the residents of El Dorado County in the Lake Tahoe Basin area. Our jurisdiction extends north to include Emerald Bay on Hwy 89, west to Twin Bridges on Hwy 50, south to the intersection of Hwy 88 and Hwy 89 in Alpine County, and east to the Nevada State line not including the City of South Lake Tahoe.

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Contractual Award Under Phase-I Program Timberland Environmental Impact Report Awarded

Wildfire Prevention Division

December 20, 2017

Contractual Award Under Phase-I Program Timberland Environmental Impact Report Awarded

Lake Valley Fire Protection District (District) and evaluation team reviewed and evaluated the proposals received using the evaluation criteria outlined in the RFP, interview rankings, and reference checks.

The Lake Valley Fire Protection District is hereby announcing its conditional contract award to the following bidder:

  • Ascent Environmental

The bidder listed above received the evaluation team’s highest combined rankings. As provided in the RFP, the Notice of Conditional Contract Award is subject to execution of a written contract and, as a result, this Notice does NOT constitute the formation of a contract between the District and the apparent successful bidder.

As stated in the RFP, following announcement of this award decision, all submissions in response to the RFP are considered public records available for public inspection pursuant to the California Public Records Act (Govt. Code § 6250 et seq.).

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