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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.

Bentley Ranch Provides Location for Burnt Vegetation July 30, 21

Tamarack Fire Wildfire
Announcements – 7/30/2021

 Bently Ranch Provides Location for Burnt Vegetation from Tamarack Fire

Minden, Nevada- Bently Ranch is accepting burnt vegetation from the Tamarack Fire at their compost yard (1089 Stockyard Road, Minden, NV). Bently Ranch has agreed to accept the burned vegetation from Douglas Disposal at no charge. This offer is also extended to the general public who want to self-haul burned vegetation from the Tamarack Fire. Bently Ranch only requests that customers show id / proof of residency in the Tamarack Fire burn area and their burnt vegetation debris will be accepted at no cost. This offer has also been extended to Alpine County residents in the Tamarack Fire burn area.

All Douglas County residents affected by the Tamarack Fire are allowed to dump spoiled food waste and household trash at any of these temporary disposal locations. Residents affected by the fire are also allowed to bring spoiled food waste and household trash to the Douglas County Transfer Station at no cost. The Transfer Station hours of operation are Tuesday – Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm.

Douglas Disposal secured three locations for debris boxes for residents affected by the fire to use. The boxes will be placed at the following locations starting tomorrow, July 28th:

1) Topaz Ranch Estate Community Center

3939 Carter Dr, Wellington, NV (SR208 & Albite Rd)

2) Carson Tahoe Regional Health Center

3324 Highland Way, Gardnerville, NV (US Hwy 395 & Highland Way)

3) Topaz Event Center

1929 US Hwy 395 S, Gardnerville, NV (US Hwy 395 & Topaz Park Rd)

Please do not discard of items such as appliances or large electronics because debris box space is limited.

Douglas County has created a webpage with links to resources and information regarding recovery. This page includes information regarding what to do when returning home after an evacuation and a fire, emotional and behavioral health resources, and contact information for a variety of support agencies.

Douglas County is encouraging residents to check all utility connections including propane tanks for damage and to reach out to the Douglas County Community Development building department with questions regarding building safety.

Douglas County Tamarack Fire Recovery Information:

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