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June 15, 2021
Green Waste Collection Sunday (6/20) in Washoe Valley – Create Defensible Space for protection of wildfires

Reno, Nev. June 15, 2021 – Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue will host its final Green Waste Collection Day for the season on Sunday (Father’s Day), June 20 at the Nevada Division of Forestry Fire Station, 885 Eastlake Blvd, Washoe Valley.  The event will take place from 9am until 4pm.  This is a makeup day for a […]

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June 3, 2021
Green Waste Collection this weekend in Washoe Valley – Create Defensible Space for protection of wildfires

Reno, Nev. June 3, 2021 – Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue will host its final spring Green Waste Collection Days this weekend, June 5 & 6 at the Nevada Division of Forestry Fire Station, 885 Eastlake Blvd, Washoe Valley.  The event will take place from 9am until 4pm, weather permitting and as long as it is not […]

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May 18, 2021
Fire Commissioners Adopt FY 2021-22 Budget – All Fire Stations remain staffed and fully operational

Reno, Nev. May 18, 2021.  Today, the Board of Fire Commissioners adopted the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-22 budget for the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District (TMFPD).  All fire stations will remain fully staffed and operational.  Estimated general fund expenditures are $39 million, an increase of 5.8 percent from the estimated current fiscal year ending June […]

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May 3, 2021
TMFR Offers Janssen Vaccine Saturday, May 8

Reno, Nev. May 3, 2021.  Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue is hosting a COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic on Saturday, May 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fire Headquarters, 3663 Barron Way in Reno.   The clinic will offer 300 doses of the Janssen Vaccine (Johnson & Johnson) which is limited to one dose.  The […]

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April 26, 2021
Spring 2021 Open Burn Season to End Effective Immediately in TMFPD

Reno, Nev. April 26, 2021.  The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District (TMFPD) is announcing that the permitted spring burn season will end immediately in the Fire District. “The recent storm underperformed, and temperatures are forecasted for record highs later this week, wildland fuels are drying out and increasing the threat of wildfires,” said Fire Chief […]

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April 19, 2021
Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue Launches Community Connect

Reno, Nev. Apr. 19, 2021 – Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue (TMFR) has launched Community Connect, an easy-to-use online application that will improve service to residents and businesses who reside in the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District. The application focuses on protecting residents and their property in the most effective way possible during an incident […]

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March 23, 2021
Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue Spring Green Waste Collection

Reno, Nev. Mar. 23, 2021 – Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue (TMFR) 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 creation of defensible space to protect homes and […]

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March 16, 2021
TMFR to Host COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Saturday, March 20th

Reno, NV (March  16, 2021) – Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue will host a COVID-19 drive-through vaccination clinic on Saturday, March 20 from 9 am to 1 pm at Fire Headquarters, 3663 Barron Way in Reno, for patients who are 65-years of age or older.  Doses are limited.  Patients must remain in their vehicles; the process […]

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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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