Lake Tahoe Wildfire Awareness Week kicks off Saturday
Staff ReportLAKE TAHOE — The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency is encouraging local residents and part-time homeowners to become “wildfire aware” by taking advantage of public education activities during Lake Tahoe Wildfire Awareness Week happening May 26 to June 3.
May 22, 2012
“With the fifth anniversary of the Angora fire coming up, this is a good opportunity for our community to discuss the importance of wildfire awareness,” said Joanne Marchetta, Executive Director of TRPA, in a Thursday statement.
The theme of this year's Lake Tahoe Wildfire Awareness Week is “Your Home —Your Responsibility.” The goal is to encourage homeowners and residents to gain the knowledge and skills to prepare their homes and property to survive wildfires and know how to evacuate safely.
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