The threat of wildfire is high this fire season due to record drought conditions and local agencies are hosting a Wildfire Safety Expo from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 21.
The expo will be held at the TJ Maxx parking lot in South Lake Tahoe, located at the “Y” intersection of U.S. 50 and Highway 89.
The event offers information on creating home evacuation plans, preparing for fire and creating defensible space around a home.
Participating agencies include South Lake Tahoe Fire Department, Lake Valley Fire Protection District, U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, Cal Fire, California Tahoe Conservancy, Master Gardeners, Tahoe Resource Conservation District, American Red Cross, El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office, California Conservation Corps, Lake Tahoe Humane Society and South Tahoe Public Utility District.
For more information visit www.readyforwildfire.org.