Lake Tahoe Basin fire restrictions lifted (RGJ)

Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park

RENO, Nev.–Fire restrictions at the Lake Tahoe Basin will be lifted today, two days after similar changes were ordered on public land across western Nevada.

But during a year that produced a catastrophic Tahoe blaze and dangerous Reno-area fires even during the heart of winter, officials caution people to be constantly aware of increasing hazards posed by wildfire.

“Fires can still start and still burn rapidly,” said Mike Dondero, fire management officer for the Nevada Division of Forestry.

Read the complete story at the Reno Gazette-Journal.


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