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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.

Douglas County Sheriff Escorting vehicles on Highway 395

Tamarack Fire Wildfire
Announcements – 7/22/2021

Douglas County & Douglas County Sheriff's Office
DATE: July 22, 2021

Tamarack Fire US 395 Access and Escorts by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office

Minden, NV – Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is providing escorts for the public through the US Highway 395 road closure from China Springs Road to the Nevada/California Stateline on Highway 395.  This road is subject to full closure at anytime.

These escorts allow the public the ability to go north or south between Gardnerville, SR 208, and the Stateline. Residents will not be escorted to enter neighborhoods under evacuation orders, property which has been evacuated, or allowed to assess possible damaged areas.

Additional escorts on future dates will be determined by fire activity.

Evacuee Information:

Evacuation shelters have been established at the following locations. It is recommended that any evacuees needing shelter, food, or supplies go to the appropriate location and register. Additionally, anyone looking for information on evacuees should check in at the registration desks.

Smith Valley High School

20 Day Lane, Smith, NV 89430

Douglas County Community and Senior Center

1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville, NV 89410

Fire Information & Public Information:



Twitter: @HumboldtToiyabe #TamarackFire

Fire Information Number: 775-446-5438


Douglas County Information:

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