Lake Tahoe fire departments release schedules for Christmas fire engines
Local fire departments are embracing the holiday season by keeping alive an annual tradition: adorning fire trucks with festive Christmas lights.
Both South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue and Lake Valley Fire Protection District announced the schedule for their Christmas fire engines. Residents are invited to come out and watch as engines navigate neighborhoods around South Shore. Schedules are subject to change depending on weather and critical emergency responses.
Dec. 10 — Keys/Venice Boulevard
Dec. 11 — Glenwood area
Dec. 12 — Keys Boulevard/State streets
Dec. 13 — Barton/Tahoe Island park
Dec. 14 — South Y / Tata Lane area
Dec. 15 — Al Tahoe Boulevard
Dec. 16 — Springwood/Bijou Pines area
Dec. 17 — Sierra Boulevard
Dec. 18 — Ski Run area
Dec. 19 — Heavenly Valley area
Dec. 20 — Stateline / Pioneer Trail
Dec. 21 — Gardner mountain
Dec. 22 — Stateline / hotels
Dec. 23 — Main areas
Dec. 24 — Lake Tahoe Boulevard
The Christmas engine will leave Station 3 at the Y each evening at 5 p.m.
Firefighters will be passing out candy canes to everyone who comes out to see them.
Dec. 11 — Echo View Estates, Tahoe Mountain Road, Mule Deer Circle
Dec. 12 — Lake Tahoe Boulevard from Boulder Mountain Drive to Grizzly Mountain Drive
Dec. 13 — West side of North Upper Truckee from Zuni Street Highway 50, Chiapa Drive
Dec. 14 — East side of North Upper Truckee from Grizzly Mountain to West San Bernardino Ave.
Dec. 15 — Christmas Valley from Highway 50 to Grass Lake Road
Dec. 16 —North side of Highway 50 in Meyers (lower Apache, Magnet School), behind Station 7 (Cornelian Drive, Navahoe Drive, Cheyenne Drive).
Dec. 17 — North of Pioneer Trail from Highway 50 to Elks Club (Southern Pines Drive, Tionontati Street, Meadow Vale Drive), Player Drive
Dec. 18 — Upper Apache Drive and Mandan Street
Dec. 19 — Pioneer Trail from Busch Way to Washoan Boulevard (Glen Eagles Drive, Hekpa Drive)
Dec. 20 — Pioneer Trail from Washoan Boulevard to Jicarilla Drive (Apalachee Drive, Nadowa Street, Susquehana Drive)
Dec. 21 — Kokanee Estates (Marshall Trail, High Meadow Trail)
Dec. 22 — Golden Bear Trail, Meadow View Estates (Plateau Circle, Cattleman’s Trail)
Dec. 23 — Cold Creek Trail, Del Norte Street, Black Bart from Pioneer Trail to Meadow Crest Drive