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February 8, 2021
Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue Presents 2021 Community Report

Reno, NV. February 8, 2021 –  The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District is pleased to present its 2021 Community Report available online the Fire District’s website www.TMFPD.us.   The timely publication includes information on the initiatives, programs, and projects underway in the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District. “Recent years have brought us challenging fire seasons […]

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February 7, 2021
GALENA Residents: Expect to see and smell smoke beginning Monday, February 8.

Reno, NV (Feb. 7, 2021). Galena residents can expect to see and smell smoke for a prescribed burn beginning Monday, February 8, weather and air quality permitting. The burning will last for a period of several day and will remain attended at all times, 24/7. The burning of piles will take place off of Joy […]

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November 25, 2020
Open Burning now Permissible with Approved Burn Permit Beginning December 1

Reno, Nev. November 25, 2020.  Open/pile burning of green waste for residents who reside in the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District (TMFPD) will be allowed beginning December 1 until further notice.  In order to reduce smoke sightings by residents which trigger fire response by Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue crews, open burning will be allowed […]

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November 9, 2020
Outdoor Recreational & Cooking Fires Permitted

Reno, NV. November 9, 2020 – Effective Immediately, the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District has lifted the prohibition on all outdoor recreational and cooking fires.  The recent snowfall and cooler temperatures have brought favorable conditions to the Truckee Meadows. Please review the criteria for recreational fires and outdoor fireplaces/fire pits.  Always have a fire extinguisher […]

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September 21, 2020
Truckee Meadows Fire Green Waste Collection Days – Create Defensible Space

**UPDATED on October 20, 2020** Locations for FREE Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue Green Waste Collection Reno, Nev. – TMFR’s Green Waste Collection Days offer the best alternative to create defensible space.  Green waste collection allows residents to dispose of their dry and dead vegetation, shrubs, tree branches, and other wildland fuels to encourage the […]

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September 11, 2020
Outdoor Recreational & Cooking Fires Now Prohibited

Reno, Nev. Sept 11, 2020 – Effective immediately, in accordance with Section 307.1.1 of the adopted fire code, and until further notice, all outdoor recreational and cooking fires are prohibited in the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District, except for the residential use of propane barbeques.  All other recreational appliances including charcoal briquettes and propane fire […]

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July 16, 2020
Truckee Meadows Fire New Recruits

Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue Graduates Nine Firefighter Reno, Nev. July 16, 2020. Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue is proud to announce the addition of nine new firefighters.  Late last year, the recruits were selected out of more than 100 applicants to serve as firefighters, with 60 invited to be part of the testing process.  […]

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July 2, 2020
Poeville Investigation

Reno, NV, July 2, 2020 – The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District is seeking information regarding the Poeville Fire on Peavine Mountain on June 27, 2020 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. If you have any information, please contact Deputy Chief Dale Way at 775.326.6005. Click here for more information on the […]

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June 30, 2020
TMFPD’s Fire Safe Container aims to prevent fires

Improper disposal of ash and oily rags have caused four house fires the past few months. Reno, Nevada. Aug. 18, 2015. Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District (TMFPD) Chief Charlie Moore said improper disposal of ash and oily rags have caused at least four structure fires in the past few months. Moore said using a container, […]

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June 22, 2020
Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue deploys Ladder Truck

Reno, Nev. June 22, 2020.  The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District (TMFPD) will put its first ever quintuple combination pumper, or a ladder truck, in service tomorrow, Tuesday, June 23.   The ladder truck will be based.  at the Fire District’s newest Fire Station 33 (470 Foothill Road), a central strategic location.   “We are […]

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June 15, 2020
Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue introduces Wildland Fuels Reduction Crew

Media Availability to learn more new fire division Reno, Nev. June 15, 2020.  The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District (TMFPD) has launched a new fuels reduction division.  The wildland fuels reduction team consists of 5 wildland firefighters and a Division Chief who are tasked with clearing targeted areas that present a significant threat to wildfires.  […]

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