Second Evacuation Site Accept Caldor Fire Evacuees

Second Evacuation Site in Nevada Open to Accept Caldor Fire Evacuees Douglas County Community Center at Capacity
Posted on 08/30/2021
Second Evacuation Site in Nevada Open to Accept Caldor Fire Evacuees Douglas County Community Center at CapacityFor Immediate Release
CALDOR FIRE
Date: August 30, 2021

Minden, NV- A second location for the Caldor Fire has been activated to take in evacuees from the Caldor Fire at the Carson City Community Center located at 851 E William St, Carson City, NV 89701. This center is being opened because the Douglas County Community and Senior Center is at capacity. Fuji Park located at 601 Old Clear Creek Rd, Carson City, NV 89701 is preparing to take in livestock and small animals. If possible, please bring supplies such as water buckets and food. Additional evacuation shelters will open as needed. More information to follow.

Carson City Community Center
851 E William St, Carson City, NV 89701

Fuji Park
*Small and Large Animals
601 Old Clear Creek Road.
Carson City, NV 89701

Current Evacuations (Douglas County)
No official evacuations have been issued at this time on the Nevada side of South Lake Tahoe. Residents in the Tahoe Basin should remain aware, and be thinking about evacuation. May people are choosing to leave the basin causing slow traffic in the areas and on the state route highways. Pay attention to road closures and available shelter locations. If residents feel unsafe they should leave the area. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is working in collaboration with the City of South Lake Tahoe to evacuate residents based of safety and fire movement.

For an evacuation checklist and preparation visit:
https://www.douglascountynv.gov/government/departments/emergency_management/current_emergencies/caldor_fire

Current Active Shelters
Douglas County Community and Senior Center - At Capacity
1329 Waterloo Lane
Gardnerville, NV 89410
*Small Animals

Douglas County Fairgrounds
920 Pinenut Rd.
Gardnerville, NV 89410
*Large Animals

Road Closures
Nevada Roads
California Roads

Caldor Fire Information
Phone: 530-303-2455
Hours: 8 am to 8 pm

Media Contact
Phone: 530-497-0315
Hours: 8 am to 8 pm

Sign up for emergency alerts for Douglas County here (Alpine County, CA and Douglas County, Stateline, NV) https://douglascounty.onthealert.com/Terms/Index/?ReturnUrl=%2f

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Local and state officials are reminding residents and visitors to practice extreme caution while traveling on the roadways and to allow enough braking distance between cars to avoid collisions due to the extreme smoke. Please refrain from traveling to the affected areas to ensure responders are not being blocked.

Visit the following sites for the latest advisory information:
#caldorfire
• Inciweb https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7801/
• Eldorado County Caldor Fire Website: https://www.edcgov.us/Pages/Caldor-Fire.aspx
• CAL FIRE Daily YouTube Updates for the most up-to-date information at 7:00AM daily.
• CAL FIRE Daily Community Zoom Meetings to join updates conducted by CAL FIRE
• Douglas County Nevada Caldor Fire webpage: https://www.douglascountynv.gov/government/departments/emergency_management/current_emergencies/caldor_fire

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