- Washoe County Commissioners formed the Fire District via NRS.354.624. The locals recommended the name Crystal Bay Fire Protection District, due to confusion with Kings Beach (North Tahoe Fire Protection District). Washoe County Commissioners name it North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District. The District was formed out of an area that was administered by the Nevada Division of Forestry, by general election.
- 1st Fire Chief leaves after major fire devastates the Crystal Bay Development Company, allegations and Grand Jury Investigation follows.
- 1st fire station in Crystal Bay (on Reservoir Drive, now owned by the Biltmore).
- The District consists of Crystal Bay and the Lakeshore area only.
- In the 1960’s it was primarily a volunteer fire agency, which slowly hired career staff.
- By election of the population, the Fire District annexes the rest of the current District, as development occurs above the Mt. Rose Highway.
- 2nd fire station constructed on the corner of Oriole & Tanager, Incline Village (current location of station #11).
- Daily career staffing up to 5 per day between two stations.
- Gerry Adams started the Public Education program with a hand puppet and lots of foresight.
- Fireman Dave Zaski took over Public Education Program. Trained at Fire Academy in Maryland 1982
- Tax initiative passed with 80% approval for an advanced life support service (Paramedic) and addition of another fire station to serve upper subdivisions.
- With those funds, the 3rd fire station on Mt. Rose was constructed and staffed (currently station #13).
- Approximately 4,500 sq. ft.
- Houses 1 structure engine and 1 ambulance.
- 6 full time firefighter/paramedics position established to provide ambulance service.