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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.

Sheriff providing escorts for evacuated residents, Wednesday, July 21

Tamarack Fire Wildfire
Announcements – 7/21/2021

County of Alpine Official Notice   

DATE: July 21, 2021

RE: Evacuee Access & Escorts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Alpine County Sheriff’s Office and El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office are providing escorts for residents located in the evacuation area to secure pets, papers and emergency items. Escorts will take place from 9:30 AM – 12 PM and 1 PM to 5 PM on July 21, 2021. Additional escorts on future dates will be determined by fire activity. If you are interested in receiving an escort to your residence please proceed to the Nevada/California Stateline located on Foothill Rd.

Evacuee Information

Alpine County in collaboration with Douglas County and Douglas County Community Services established an evacuation shelter at the Douglas County Community and Senior Center located at 1329 Waterloo Ln., Gardnerville, NV 89410. It is recommended that any evacuees needing shelter, food or supplies go to the location and register. Additionally, anyone looking for information on evacuees should check in at the registration desk.

Fire Information & Public Information:

·         Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7674/

·         Facebook: @HumboldtToiyabeNF #TamarackFire

·         Twitter: @HumboldtToiyabe #TamarackFire

·         Fire Information Number: 775-434-8629

·         Email: 2021.tamarack@firenet.gov

Media Inquiries Regarding Evacuations & Re-Entry

JT Chevallier

Public Information Officer

Alpine County

530-721-1339

jchevallier@alpinecountyca.gov