CALDOR FIRE RESOURCES
Take Care is here to help you find resources and up-to-date information about the region’s wildfires.
Below you will find links to information about:
- Getting informed
- Being Prepared
- Signing Up for Evacuation and Emergency Alerts
- Evacuation Information
- Current Fire Updates
- Air Quality
- Forest Closures
- Power Outages
Sign Up for Evacuation & Emergency Alerts
Be notified by your local emergency response team in the event of evacuation or emergency alert.
El Dorado, Placer, Washoe and Douglas County allow individuals to register up to five addresses for notifications. Those who often travel around Lake Tahoe should sign up for all four counties.
Current Fire Updates
Stay informed with the most up-to-date fire information.
- Sign up for CALFIRE Email Updates – Caldor Fire
- Current CalFire Incidents Map
- Caldor Fire Incident Information – US Forest Service
Social Media Updates
- CALFIRE Amador-El Dorado Unit (AEU)
- The most up-to-date Caldor Fire information
- El Dorado National Forest Facebook
- El Dorado County
- El Dorado County Sheriff
- CALFIRE Amador-El Dorado Unit – @CALFIREAEU
- CALFIRE Duty PIO – @CALFIRE_PIO
- El Dorado County – @CountryElDorado
- El Dorado National Forest – @EldoradoNF
- Live Map – Purple Air
- Smoke Forecast – TRPA
Live Video Footage
NATIONAL FOREST CLOSURES
Eldorado National Forest
Closed through September 30.
USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region Emergency Forest Closure
Closed through at least September 6:
- Lake Tahoe Basin Mgmt. Unit
- Tahoe National Forest
- Modoc National Forest
- CA lands within the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest (info)
- Shasta-Trinity National Forest
- Lassen National Forest
- Six Rivers National Forest
- Mendocino National Forest
- Plumas National Forest
- Klamath National Forest
USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit Backcountry Closure Order
The following backcountry areas are closed through September 19:
- Desolation Wilderness
- Meiss Backcountry
- Barker Pass Road and Blackwood Creek
- Pacific Crest Trail/Tahoe Rim Trail along Tahoe’s West Shore
STATE PARK CLOSURES
All Nevada State Parks within the Tahoe Basin will be closed until Friday, August 27 at least.
- Sand Harbor
- Spooner Lake
- Spooner Backcountry (including Marlette/Hobart Backcountry)
- Cave Rock
- Van Sickle
See the Nevada State Parks website for updates.
The following California State Parks within the Tahoe Basin will be fully closed (camping and day use) until further notice.
- D.L. Bliss State Park
- Ed Z’berg Sugar Pine Point State Park
- Emerald Bay State Park
Read more at the California State Parks incident webpage.
A Public Safety Power Shutoff is a safety procedure utilized by electric utilities to proactively turn off power when and where conditions present an increased wildfire risk.