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  • 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 services to all residents and visitors within our District. Read More
  • Community Wildfire Protection Plan Update

    Community Wildfire Protection Plans allow communities to collaborate with state and local agencies to prioritize hazardous fuels reduction projects in the wildland-urban interface (WUI). Read More
  • Wood Roof Replacement Program

    Phase 2 (implementation) of the wood Roof Replacement Grant Program is in progress. Please visit the Wood Roof Replacement page for information, documents, and details. Read More
  • 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
  • Defensible Space

    Defensible Space is the most effective way for property owners to protect their homes and lives against destruction by wildfire. During a major fire, there are not enough firefighters or fire engines available to protect every home. Homes with defensible space are more likely to survive without firefighters, and firefighters choose to protect the homes that are most likely to survive and that provide the safest environment to work in. Read More
  • Angora Peak Fire Crew

    Within the LVFPD, the Angora Peak Fire Crew: Suppresses all wildland fires; reduces risk of fire entering, or leaving communities; improves native forest composition and structure; increases canopy base height and reduces crown density; reduces the amount of dead and down material that can carry a wildfire; provides a highly trained and skilled Type II Initial Attack hand crew to neighboring Fire Districts and Departments, the Forest Service, and the Lake Tahoe Regional Fire Chiefs. Read More
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The Kiwanis Club of Lake Tahoe presents the 20th Anniversary Lake Tahoe Basin FIREFEST, Saturday September 27, 2014 10 am to 3 pm at the South Lake Tahoe Airport

  • Meet Firefighters!
  • Fire/Rescue Equipment!
  • Firefighting Skills!
  • Home Safety & Energy
  • Kiwanis BBQ!!
  • MUCH, MUCH MORE!
  • Helicopters Take Off and Landing!
  • Burn House Demonstration!
  • Vehicle Extrication Demonstration!
  • Squirt Fire Hoses!
  • Sit in a Fire Truck!
  • Meet Smokey Bear & Sparky the Fire Dog!

pdfDownload the flyer!

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Applications are due by September 12, 2014.  Visit our Employment Opportunities page for details.

This Request For Proposal (RFP) is offered to solicit proposals from qualified vendors for a Mobile Trailer-Mounted 6000psi Compressor Air Fill Station for the Lake Valley Fire Protection District (LVFPD). In order to receive consideration, the proposed system must meet the requirements of the aforementioned as herein described.

The Fire District will accept sealed proposals labeled “LVFPD-Mobile Trailer-Mounted 6000psi  Compressor Air Fill Station” no later than time 5:00:00 p.m. PST. on Tuesday September 2, 2014 at LVFPD, 2211 Keetak Street, Room (Front Desk), South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150. All submissions must be in accordance with the conditions and instructions provided in the PDF document, below.\

pdfREQUEST FOR PROPOSAL #14-02: Mobile Trailer-Mounted 6000 psi Compressor Air Fill Station

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May is the perfect time to prepare your home to survive a wildfire.  The livingwithfire.info/tahoe website has information and resources to help you do just that.  To find a Wildfire Awareness event or activity in your area, follow the link HERE to our calendar of events. View the Fire District Map  for their station locations and contact information.

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Lake Valley is no longer accepting roof grant applications

Phase 2 (implementation) has begun and we are happy to announce that all Phase 1 participants have been deemed eligible.

The Roofing Contractors Courtesy List is available for download.  Any interested contractors please contact us for details of the bidding process and to be added to the list.

All defensible space must be compliant with a final inspection upon the completion of the roof.

For more information visit the Wood Roof Replacement Program page...