Lake Tahoe fire departments release schedules for Christmas fire engines |

Lake Tahoe fire departments release schedules for Christmas fire engines

South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue's Christmas engine is scheduled to hit the streets Sundat, Dec. 10.
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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.

Lake Valley

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

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