Cabin Burns in Intense Fire South of Lake Tahoe

The Caldor Fire raged near Twin Bridges in El Dorado County, California, on August 29-30, as the blaze grew to 168,387 acres with 13 percent perimeter containment.

Dramatic footage by Craig Philpott shows an inferno consuming a home in the woods along Highway 50, near the town of Twin Bridges, where he reported “significant property damage.”

Fire officials said there had been a rapid spread of the fire on Sunday, which led to additional evacuation warnings and orders in multiples counties.

Red-flag warnings for gusty winds and low relative humidity were in place for August 30-31. Credit: Craig Philpott via Storyful

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