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Emergency / Disaster Information
- Community Evacuation Plan (PDF)
- Emergency Evacuation Plan Map (PDF)
- Lake Tahoe Basin Fire Department Information (PDF)
- Firewise Tips (PDF)
- Sign up for Reverse 911 (PDF)
- Automatic Defibrillator Locations Within the City of South Lake Tahoe
NOTE: if you know of a place of business that has an AED available to the public and would like us to add it to the map, feel free to email our GIS mapping department.
Shelter in Place
"Shelter-in-place" means selecting an interior room or rooms within your home, or ones with no or few windows, and taking refuge there. In the event of an emergency, Shelter-in-Place where you are unless directed otherwise by response officials.
- Close all doors, windows, and sky lights.
- Turn off thermostats and air conditioners.
- Follow the City's Facebook page for the latest updates at https://www.facebook.com/CityofSLT or listen to the local radio and check for EAS Alerts on KRLT 93.9 FM or KOWL 1410 AM, and local television station (Channel 21).
- Have a bag packed in the event the strategy changes from Shelter-in-Place to Evacuation.
Local officials on the scene are the best source of information for your particular situation. Following their instructions during and after emergencies regarding sheltering, food, water, and evacuation is your safest choice.
When instructed by response officials, evacuate your home.
- Time and situation permitting, close all doors, windows and sky lights.
- Take your medicine, pets, and small irreplaceable personal items, place in vehicle and proceed out of the neighborhood.
- Listen to the local radio (KRLT 93.5 FM or KOWL 1410 AM) and follow the City's Facebook page for the latest updates at https://www.facebook.com/CityofSLT.
Atmospheric Conditions and Wildfire Information
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration website
For questions or more information about emergency and disaster preparedness, please contact the Fire Department at (530) 542-6160.