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Caldor Fire Approaches Lake Tahoe, Prompting Evacuation Warnings

HeadlineAug 27, 2021

In California, officials issued evacuation warnings around Lake Tahoe as the massive Caldor Fire continues to spread. Thick smoke blanketed the usually idyllic Tahoe Basin as firefighters struggled to tame the devastating blaze, which was just 12% contained as of Thursday. The Dixie Fire, the largest single wildfire in California’s history, remains around 45% contained.

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