Resources

Early Detection Cameras

UNR Early Warning Cameras

Fire cameras are located throughout the Tahoe region on mountain tops and other key locations, stream real-time images to firefighters and other emergency personnel as well as the public. These cameras can act as an early warning systems for wildfires and also help emergency personnel respond to wildfires.

Fire cameras are located throughout the Tahoe region on mountain tops and other key locations, stream real-time images to firefighters and other emergency personnel as well as the public. These cameras can act as an early warning systems for wildfires and also help emergency personnel respond to wildfires.

AFSC Board member, Frank Leschinskey, took a visit to the newest camera in the system at the Leek Springs Lookout Tower, below are some pictures of the new setup.

“The Nevada Seismological Laboratory launched the Alert Tahoe campaign in 2015 to raise $2M dollars to place a total of ~30 cameras throughout the region, along with associated telemetry infrastructure, and a user-friendly web portal for use by emergency response personnel and the interested public. ” ​

For more information check out The Nevada Seismological Laboratories webpage, you can watch the live feed from over two dozen cameras from your computer.

Reflective Signs

Can Emergency Responders Find You?

Every year, hundreds of emergency responses are delayed due to the hard to see address markings that make it difficult for Police, Fire, and EMTS Crews to respond. To provide our first responders the ability to provide the services you need, the Amador Count Commission on Aging and the American Legion Ambulance are selling reflective address signs for your home or business.

Contacts

Emergency Broadcast Information:

 

KVGC Radio, Jackson
96.5 FM & 1340 AM

KFBK Radio, Sacramento
1530 AM & 93.1 FM

News 10 TV, Sacramento
Channel 10

Emergency Phone #S

 

EMERGENCY: 9-1-1

Local Air District:
209-223-6246

Dying Trees?
Contact the Society of American Foresters:
1-800-738-TREE

Amador Sheriff Office Dispatch
Non-emergency & smoke check: 
(209) 223-6513

CAL FIRE
AMADOR-EL DORADO UNIT, CAMINO:
530-644-2345 & 530-647-5218

LOCAL FIRE STATUS:
530-647-5218

LOCKWOOD
FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
Non-emergency: 209-296-5122