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November 20, 2013
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Tahoe fuel reduction projects OK’d

Fuels reduction projects on Kingsbury Grade, the north and south shores of Lake Tahoe and near Incline Village were approved for federal money raised through the sale of federal land in Southern Nevada. More than $800,000 will go to four fire projects, including one in Haines Canyon at the top of Kingsbury Grade. That 72-acre project is projected to cost $237,000. “The fuels, topography and winds in Haines Canyon would support a catastrophic fire, and would defy suppression efforts,” according to a report prepared by Tahoe-Douglas firefighter John Pickett. The canyon, formed by Daggett Creek, runs from the Carson Valley …

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