South Lake Tahoe on ‘preparedness’ status |

South Lake Tahoe on ‘preparedness’ status

The city of South Lake Tahoe is on preparedness status this morning following a 9 a.m. briefing.

In the event that city will go to Emergency Operating Center status, plans are in the works to open an emergency shelter at the city’s parks and recreation center, located at 1180 Rufus Allen Blvd., South Lake Tahoe.

The center is NOT open yet.

The Red Cross has notified city officials that it will have cots and beds available in the event the city goes to EOC status, said South Lake Tahoe Fire Chief Lorenzo Gigliotti.

City Manager David Jinkens will make the deterimination on the emergency status. EOC centers could also be established at city hall, South Tahoe Middle School and Lake Tahoe Community College if needed.

Alll information is posted as well on Charter Cable Channel 21.

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