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Tamarack Fire

Unit Information

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1200 Franklin Way
Sparks, NV 89431

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Incident Contacts

Erica Hupp, Public Affairs Staff Officer
Phone: 775-771-4777
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fire Information Line
Phone: 775-434-8629
Hours: Daily 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Media Information Line
Phone: 775-434-8110
Hours: Daily 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Announcements — Tamarack Fire

Alpine Official Notice - Fire and Food Safety Released: 7/24/2021
ALPINE COUNTY UNIFIED COMMANDAlpine Official Notice - Fire and Food Safety ALPINE COUNTY UNIFIED COMMAND Fire, smoke, and power outages impact food safety Sanitation and hygiene are the keys to...
Alpine Official Notice - Returning Resident Health and Safety Guidance Released: 7/24/2021
 Alpine Official Notice - Returning Resident Health and Safety Guidance ALPINE COUNTY UNIFIED COMMAND Returning home after Tamarack Fire evacuations Residents are expected to be able to return to...
Sheriffs escorting evacuated residents to homes, Saturday, July 24 Released: 7/24/2021
   ALPINE COUNTY UNIFIED COMMAND DATE: July 24, 2021 RE: Evacuee Access & Escorts   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Alpine County Sheriff’s Office and El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office are...
Douglas County Assembles Team to Assess Damage from Tamarack Fire Released: 7/24/2021
Douglas County Assembles Team to Assess Damage from Tamarack Fire Minden, NV –Douglas County is currently conducting preliminary exterior damage assessments of structures including homes,...
Structure Damage Report Finalized Released: 7/23/2021
ALPINE COUNTY UNIFIED COMMAND  DATE: July 23, 2021  RE: Structure Damage Report      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ALPINE COUNTY, IN CONJUNCTION WITH CALFIRE, FINALIZED THE STRUCTURE...
Alpine Co Sheriff orders mandatory evacuation SR4, Jct SR89 to Ebbets Pass Released: 7/23/2021
ALPINE COUNTY UNIFIED COMMAND  DATE: July 23, 2021  RE: Updated Evacuation Order     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ALPINE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ORDERS THE MANDATORY EVACUATION OF STATE...
Tamarack Fire Virtual Public Fire Information Briefing, Friday, 6:00 p.m Released: 7/23/2021
 A virtual public fire information briefing will be held tonight at 6:00 p.m. It may be viewed on our Facebook site, www.facebook.com/tamarackfireinfo or on...
Liberty Utilities Update, Friday, July 23 Released: 7/23/2021
  Liberty Utilities update, Friday, July 23 Liberty continues to work with the Tamarack Fire Incident Command Center. Incident Command determines what powerlines must be shut down for personnel...
Sheriffs escorting evacuated residents to homes, July 23 Released: 7/23/2021
   ALPINE COUNTY UNIFIED COMMAND DATE: July 23, 2021 RE: Evacuee Access & Escorts  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Alpine County Sheriff’s Office and El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office are providing...
TOPAZ RANCH ESTATES & TOPAZ LAKE AREAS, PLEASE LEAVE AREA NOW Released: 7/22/2021
Douglas County & Douglas County Sheriff AnnouncementEVACUATIONS ISSUED FOR TOPAZ RANCH ESTATES AND TOPAZ LAKE AREAS SECOND NOTIFICATION, PLEASE LEAVE THE AREA Minden, NV- Evacuations have been issued...