by Steve Burns

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June 26, 2013
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Take fire prevention into your own hands

Two consecutive dry winters, including the driest January, February and March on record, may increase the potential for wildfire this summer. Help prevent wildfire in the Lake Tahoe Basin and surrounding areas by following these simple steps and please encourage others to do the same. By working together, we can help protect our homes, the community and our public lands from wildfire. Dispose of cigarette butts properly. Don’t toss cigarettes out of car windows. Dispose of butts in the car’s ashtray or a bottle of water. If smoking outdoors, make sure to have a three-foot clearance from anything flammable and …

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