9AM - 5PM

7 days a week

135 River Road | PO Box 1904

Tahoe City, CA 96145

1.650.290.3008

amie@tluxp.com

Select list(s) to subscribe to


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Amie Quirarte, PO Box 1904, Tahoe City, CA, 96145, http://www.tluxp.com. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact

Wildfire: Preparedness in Dollar Point & Helpful Resources

Wildfire: Preparedness in Dollar Point & Helpful Resources

In May, the diligence and hard work of the homeowners and community volunteers at the Dollar Point Association was awarded for their efforts in wildfire preparedness. They have recently received the National Fire Protection Association’s designation as a Firewise USA® community.

“The Dollar Point Wildfire Volunteer Committee coordinated with North Tahoe Fire and the Placer County Fire Safe Alliance to complete a rigorous set of criteria required to participate in the national program.”

Here are some of the steps they took to prepare their community for wildfire:

  • Conducted community wildfire hazard assessment
  • Developed an action plan to guide their efforts to reduce the risk of wildfire in their community
  • The committee met face to face with District staff to receive education on defensible space compliance and fire prevention information
  • Informed and educated their community members
    • Manzanita is flammable
    • Homes with dry pine needles on the roof are very vulnerable
    • The importance of homeowners to follow through on maintaining defensible space
  • Encouraging neighbors to spread the message of prevention and preparedness

Congratulations to the Dollar Point Community for earning this national recognition. If you want to learn more about how to prepare your home and community for this wildfire seasons, see the following pages.

Read the article covering this achievement from Tahoe Living with Fire here.

“Firewise USA® is a nationwide program that provides formal recognition to communities implementing actions to protect people and properties from the risk of fire in the wildland/urban interface. Participants reduce their wildfire risks by actively participating in the program and completing requirements each year. Communities interested in participating in the Firewise USA® program can learn more at www.firewise.org/usa.”

img

Amie Quirarte

Related posts

Join the Inman January Conference!

Want to make 2021 your best year yet? Join me at Inman Connect January 26-28 for 3 impactful days...

Continue reading
by Amie Quirarte

Agent Review

Thank you, Austin, for your flattering recommendation. Doing my best to share accurate and relevant...

Continue reading
by Amie Quirarte

‘Tips for Surviving a Market Reshuffle’

“Reshuffle is a great way to think about 2020."  Inman News continually cranks out helpful...

Continue reading
by Amie Quirarte

Join The Discussion

Sign up for real estate news

Select list(s) to subscribe to


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Amie Quirarte, PO Box 1904, Tahoe City, CA, 96145, http://www.tluxp.com. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact