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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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Sunday October 16th 2016

Effective at 3:00pm today, the following evacuation orders have been lifted;

Cathedral RdSprings Creek TractCamp ShellyCamp ConcordMt Tallac Rd

The following areas will be open to residents only;

Cascade PropertiesCascade Lake

Fire crews, Law enforcement, Caltrans and Liberty Utilities continue to work in the area. Residents are advised to take extra caution while driving in these areas. 

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Prepare for Wildfire Season by Creating Defensible Space


Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team

July 2016

For Immediate Release

Prepare for Wildfire Season by Creating Defensible Space

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CPR BLS and Heart Saver Classes

Sign up now! CPR BLS and Heart Saver classes offered:

June 8th, 23rd

July 6th, 21st

August 3rd, 18th, 31st

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Employment Opportunity

POSITIONFuel Reduction/Chipper LOCATIONSouth Lake Tahoe, CaliforniaPRIMARY DUTIESChipper(s) will be responsible for operating the wood chipper and safely conducting slash disposal at the properties of homeowners within the areas of Lake Valley’s jurisdiction, Fallen Leaf Lake, and Alpine County. Chipper(s) will listen to voicemail messages left by homeowners and properly document all information necessary to provide prompt and professional service. Chipper(s) may conduct other duties as assigned.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS➢ Graduate from high school or successful certification of equivalency➢ Minimum of 18 years of age➢ Ability to perform manual labor, lift heavy loads, and work for extended periods of time➢ Current and valid Nevada or California Driver’s License, Class CDESIRED QUALIFICATIONS➢ Knowledge of, and experience with, wood chipper, chainsaw and other equipment➢ Familiarity driving large vehicles and experience with basic towing operations➢ Ability to work safely and cooperatively in a group setting and work within a variety of working conditions➢ Interpersonal skills are vital due to constant interaction with local homeownersHOW TO APPLYApplications are available at Lake Valley Fire Protection District Station 7 and on Deliver completed applications and proof of desired qualifications to:

Lake Valley Fire Protection District Station 72211 Keetak StreetSouth Lake Tahoe, California 96150ATTN: Martin Goldberg

FINAL FILING DATEApplications are being accepted continuously until filled. Interviews will be conducted upon receipt of a complete application. Final deadline June 6th 2016.CONTACT PERSONMartin GoldbergFire and Fuels Division(530) 577-3737 or goldberg@caltahoefire.netFAX: (530) 577-3739

PLEASE NOTEThis position is a four-month limited term hourly position in the District, assigned to a guaranteed 40-hour workweek. Benefits and housing are not included. Hourly starting rate is $12.00-$14.40 per hour.

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Learn About Fire Adapted Communities


Please join us for an educational evening on Fire Adapted Communities.

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