US Forest Service

Fire threatens wooded area near Foresthill

A fire in the Foresthill area closed roads, downed power lines and forced a response from multiple agencies. The fire broke out near Spring Garden Road in the Foresthill area Wed ...

American Fire smoke likely to linger all week

Authorities believe the American Fire will remain confined to a remote area of Tahoe National Forest, but they’re helpless to spare surrounding communities from the smoke. F ...

Area firefighters engaged as American Fire burns on

FORESTHILL – Firefighters with the US Forest Service led the effort to contain a wildfire in Tahoe National Forest northeast of Foresthill on Monday, assisted by Cal Fire cre ...

American fire burns hundreds of acres northeast of Foresthill

An ongoing wildfire in Tahoe National Forest, dubbed the “American fire” by authorities, has consumed an estimated 800 acres of brush and heavy timber since Saturday af ...

Planned trail closures cause for lawsuit against US Forest Service

Multiple groups of motor sports enthusiasts and individual riders are suing the US Forest Service and Department of Agriculture over preparations to close more than 800 miles of tr ...