< Back to All News

Caldor Fire Shelter Set Up In Truckee

There is also one Caldor Fire evacuation center in Nevada County. Office of Emergency Services Program Manager, Paul Cummings, says it’s in Truckee, where it’s still safe. It’s also not too far away for evacuees and makes geographic sense…

click to listen to Paul Cummings

Speaking on “KNCO: Insight”, Sheriffs’ Lieutenant Bob Jakobs, who is also the county’s Emergency Operations Coordinator, says they’ve had plenty of rehearsals and tabletop exercises over the years regarding putting a shelter together. But they’ve had to put that knowledge to use a lot more in recent years, also including this year’s River and Bennett fires…

click to listen to Lt Jakobs

And Jakobs and Cummings expect evacuees will likely have to stay at the Truckee shelter for a while, perhaps weeks.

KNCO Web Comments Guidelines

  1. Keep it clean. Comments with inappropriate language, no matter how cleverly spelled or decorated will not be posted.
  2. Comments on the way the story was written or misspelled words will be passed on to the story authors and not posted.
  3. Please use your real name. Anonymous comments or comments posted using a fake name or web handle may not be posted.
  4. Please use your real email address so we can contact you.
  5. No flaming. Any comments that are primarily of a name calling finger pointing nature may not be posted.
  6. The comment section is not a right it is a privilege. KNCO retains all rights as to what is posted on its website.

Leave A Comment



* captcha