There are currently 14 prescribed fires burning in the Tahoe Basin. The Tahoe Forest Fuels Team has been working hard to clear the slash piles that are currently overwhelming the basin. Prescribed fires are set by forest managers during less flammable conditions and kept within control lines to create fires of low intensity in areas that would be high intensity zones during wildfires. Tahoe Living with Fire houses and updates a map with locations of planned prescribed fires around the lake so that everyone can stay informed.
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