North Tahoe Fire to provide sandbags for flood precaution |

North Tahoe Fire to provide sandbags for flood precaution

TAHOE CITY, Calif. and#8212; The North Tahoe Fire District has provided and#8220;emptyand#8221; sandbags for the local public if needed in event of possible flooding following predicted precipitation and snow storms beginning the weekend of March 18.

The sandbags and sand are available as a courtesy from Placer County. Residents may go to the following fire stations to pick up their sandbags:

Kingand#8217;s Beach Station 52, 288 Northshore Blvd., (Highway 267) Kings Beach, Calif. Call 530-546-3686.

Homewood Station 53, 5425 West Lake Blvd., (Highway 89) Homewood, Calif. Call 530-525-7609.

Residents can fill the bags with sand available at the Placer County Sheriffand#8217;s Office site just east of Tahoe City at Burton Creek:

Placer County Sheriff Office, Burton Creek, 2501 N. Lake Blvd., (Highway 28), Tahoe City, Calif. Call 530-581-6300.

For further details or questions please call Dave Zaski, North Tahoe Fire Public Information Officer at 530-308-1050.

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