Tamarack Fire Preparation

TAMARACK FIRE PREPARATION FOR EVACUATION, POWER OUTAGE, AND ROAD CLOSURE
Posted on 07/20/2021
TAMARACK FIRE PREPARATION FOR EVACUATION, POWER OUTAGE, AND ROAD CLOSURE Minden, NV- Douglas County is asking the following communities to be on the alert and start preparing for potential evacuations. Evacuations HAVE NOT BEEN ISSUED AT THIS TIME, in Douglas County, however there is potential for the Tamarack Fire to reach the following communities.

• Fredricksburg Rd.
• Foothill to Centerville Rd.
• Holbrook
• Double Spring
• Ruhenstroth
• Leviathan Mine
• Pineview Estates
• China Springs

We are asking residents to stay vigilant, pay attention to emergency phone alerts, and have a plan in place for evacuations. In addition, plan for power outages and road closures in the area. Have a transportation plan for animals and livestock. Think about fuel, medications, keepsakes, and groceries you might need. Think about your loved ones on oxygen or anyone who may need assistance leaving their home.

Should evacuations occur, you will receive an emergency alert notification on your phone, and be asked to leave your home by emergency responders. If you do not have a cell phone or landline, please keep in contact with friends, neighbors and family.

Evacuation Sites:
Douglas County Community and Senior Center (PET FRIENDLY)
1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville, NV 89410

Fuji Park (LIVESTOCK FRIENDLY)
601 Old Clear Creek Road, Carson City, NV 89701 

Information about the Tamarack Fire can still be received here:
Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7674/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tamarackfireinfo/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Douglascountynv
Twitter: @HumboldtToiyabe #TamarackFire
Fire Information Number: 775-446-5438

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

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