Friday, October 12, 2007

Angora -- Fire commish meeting

Fire commission in South Lake, Tahoe City

The bi-state fire commission initiated by the governors of California and Nevada after the Angora Fire will meet Oct. 11-12.
The Thursday meetings will be the Wildland Fuels and Community Fire Safety committees, while the Friday session is the entire commission.
On Oct. 11 the Community Fire Safety Committee convenes at the Granlibakken Conference Center in Tahoe City from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The morning session of the Wildland Fuels Committee goes from 8:30-a.m. to 1 p.m., beginning at the U.S. Forest Service office in South Lake Tahoe. A tour of the Heavenly Valley Creek stream environmental zone project will take place.
The afternoon session is from 1-5 p.m. at the Granlibakken Conference Center. The 10-year fuel reduction plan and other issues are on the agenda.
The Oct. 12 meeting is at Granlibakken from 9 a.m. to 5p.m. The wildland urban interface – or where the forest meets residents – will be discussed, as will fire protection issues between agencies.

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