Mandatory evacuation downgraded to precautionary

Mandatory evacuation downgraded to precautionary evacuation warning in Douglas County, South Lake Tahoe still closed to non-essential travel
Posted on 09/04/2021
Mandatory evacuation downgraded to precautionary evacuation warning in Douglas County, South Lake Tahoe still closed to non-essential travelSpanish version, click here. 

Effective: September 4, 2021, 1:00 PM.

THE FOLLOWING AREAS ARE NO LONGER MANDATORY BUT REMAIN ON WARNING

1. Upper Kingsbury (South)
2. Upper Kingsbury (North)
3. Central Kingsbury
4. Lower Kingsbury

MANDATORY EVACUATIONS HAVE BEEN LIFTED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

1. Lower Oliver, Kahle Drive region and roads
2. Lake Village
3. Areas South of Elks Point Road
4. All of Round Hill area

The City of South Lake Tahoe remains under mandatory evacuation orders and all roads remain closed. While the mandatory evacuations have been lifted on the Nevada side, residents are still encouraged to remain alert as a precautionary evacuation warning indicates that a fire still has the potential to threaten an area in the near future.

PRECAUTIONARY WARNINGS HAVE BEEN LIFTED IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS

1. Any homes or property located on Foothill Road from Centerville Lane north to Muller Lane
2. Valley side of Kingsbury Grade
3. Any homes accessed by Foothill Road between Centerville Lane and Muller Lane

ROAD CLOSURES CHANGES
• Remove checkpoint on US 50 at Elks Point
• Start screening at US 50 and Lake Parkway
• Remove Checkpoint at US 50 and SR 207 – Kingsbury

Douglas County residents will be allowed past the existing checkpoints at:
• US Highway 50 at US Highway 395
• US Highway 50 at State Route 28
• State Route 207-Kingsbury and State Route 206 – Foothill

For residents returning back to their homes, Douglas County has created a resource webpage and repopulation documents for your potential needs: douglascountynv.gov/government/departments/emergency_management/current_emergencies/caldor_fire/fire_recovery

This situation continues to evolve, please check the website and respond to emergency personnel accordingly.

Information regarding the Caldor Fire can be found here:
• Douglas County Caldor Fire Webpage: https://www.douglascountynv.gov/government/departments/emergency_management/current_emergencies/caldor_fire
• El Dorado Caldor Fire Website: https://www.edcgov.us/Pages/Caldor-Fire.aspx
• Nevada Department of Emergency Management https://dem.nv.gov/DEM/Emergency/CaldorFire/
• Cal Fire Incident page https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/2021/8/14/caldor-fire/


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