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.

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