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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.

Liberty Update for Aug. 2, 2021

Tamarack Fire Wildfire
Announcements – 8/2/2021

Liberty Update for Today, August 2: Markleeville Customers ​

We have some exciting news to share:

Repairs to the main electrical infrastructure into Markleeville damaged in the Tamarack Fire are complete. In the next couple hours, Liberty will be safely switching their power supply from the temporary generator to normal power source in the Markleeville area.

  • Customers may experience a short, hour-long outage while Liberty is transferring from the temporary generator to normal source.
  • If you are still out of power in this area after the switch in a couple hours, please check your fuse box or circuit breaker.  After checking, if you still do not have power, please report the outage on the Report An Outage page at or call 1-844-245-6868.