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Episode 9 – Chief Clive Savacool on the Caldor Fire Evacuation

February 4th, 2022

On August 3, 2021 the City of South Lake Tahoe’s city council approved their new wildfire evacuation plan. Clive Savacool, Fire Chief with South Lake Tahoe Fire and Rescue, led…

Prepare for Wildfire – Pack a To-Go Bag

July 26th, 2018

Photograph Courtesy of University of Nevada Cooperative Extension My colleague shared her experience when a wildfire was approaching her community several years ago. “In the early morning hours, I woke…

Plan and Prepare for Evacuation

February 23rd, 2017

Cathleen Allison/Nevada Appeal Pleasant Valley residents scramble to escape as the Andrew fire overruns the south end of Neilson Road. I awoke to the smell of thick campfire-like smoke that…

A Close Call During the Driscoll Fire

June 17th, 2016

As the Living With Fire Outreach Coordinator, knowing quick updates of current fires is important so we can notify our audience via social media. On Wednesday, I scrolled through Twitter…

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