Operation Save Lake Tahoe – $60M Plan to Bring in Permanent Firefighting Helicopters

    LAKE TAHOE, Nev. – There is no firefighting or rescue helicopter assigned to the Lake Tahoe region on a dedicated, permanent basis, and Tahoe Douglas Fire Chief Scott Lindgren is trying to change that.

    Lindgren has created “Operation – Save the Tahoe Basin” to bring the valuable tool to not only the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe but to all of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra.

    It will not come cheaply and he estimates he will need $60M to create a helicopter base with two helicopters.

    Read more at South Tahoe Now

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