Caldor Fire at 139,500 Acres as Crews Continue Fight for Containment

Firefighters worked to contain the Caldor Fire burning in California as the blaze reached 139,510 acres, officials said on August 26.

Over 3,078 crew members were assigned to the wildfire, with 21 helicopters and 244 engines deployed.

Craig Philpott posted this footage showing the flames raging near Strawberry, California, on the night of August 26-27.

The perimeter of the wildfire, which has been burning since August 14, was at 12 percent containment, with full containment expected by September 8. Credit: Craig Philpott via Storyful

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