The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District along with Washoe County Emergency Management, Washoe County Sheriff’s Office, Nevada Highway Patrol, California Highway Patrol, North Tahoe Fire Protection District, Cal Fire, Placer County Emergency Management, Placer County Sheriff’s Department, Red Cross,
IVGID, and partnering agencies will be hosting a full scale simulated wildland fire and community evacuation drill, called the Bi-State Fire, on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the Tahoe Biltmore (5 NV-28, Crystal Bay, NV 89402).
On the day of the drill, Kings Beach and Incline Village/Crystal Bay residents will be receiving a reverse dial 911 call, which will test the system announcing the drill. The Bi-State Fire Evacuation Drill will affect Kings Beach, Incline Village and\Crystal Bay neighborhoods, affecting approximately 1,100 residents. Residents are asked to voluntarily evacuate to Tahoe Biltmore.
All residents and visitors are invited to attend the drill and safety fair at the evacuation center and incident command post inside the Tahoe Biltmore between 9:30am – 2:30pm.
There will be a free lunch, information booths and displays. Additionally, The Tahoe Biltmore is hosting $500 Slot Tournament with free entry for everyone attending the safety fair. The Washoe County Regional Animal Services will provide free microchipping. Helicopters will be performing water drops above Crystal Bay. Please visit www.nltfpd.net for a map of the affected areas and emergency preparedness classes.
The Bi-State Evacuation Drill and Safety Fair is open to the public – We look forward to seeing you!