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Fire Restrictions Lifted Tahoe National Forest

It’s a sign we are, hopefully, nearing the end of the wildfire season. The U-S Forest Service has lifted burning restrictions in the Tahoe National Forest, starting October 6th. Spokesman Michael Woodbridge says recent rain has helped. But he says it’s also based on periodic measurements of the wood and vegetation…

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Woodbridge says recreationists now have more flexibility with campfires, while still needing a permit…

10-05 fire restrictions lifted 2-Woodbridge

Woodbridge says you can also now smoke outside of designated sites and operate internal combustion engines off forest roads and trails where appropriate. He says this is close to the time of year when restrictions are normally lifted, despite the drought.

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