Evacuations Ordered as Caldor Fire Threatens Lake Tahoe Basin

HeadlineAug 30, 2021

California officials have ordered evacuations for parts of Lake Tahoe Basin, after gusty dry winds pushed the Caldor Fire toward heavily populated areas overnight. The Caldor Fire has burned about 170,000 acres. It’s just one of several major wildfires raging in California, which is on pace to top 2020’s record-shattering fire season.

The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.

Non-commercial news needs your support

We rely on contributions from our viewers and listeners to do our work.
Please do your part today.
Make a donation
Top