Caldor Fire Grows to Over 177,000 Acres Near South Lake Tahoe, California

The 277-square-mile Caldor Fire continued to spread toward South Lake Tahoe, California, on August 30, forcing evacuations in the area.

As of the morning of August 30, evacuation orders were issued for portions of Amador, El Dorado, and Alpine counties, according to official reports, with the fire reaching 177,260 acres at 14 percent containment.

This video filmed by Instagram user @theveryberri, who said she filmed it in Pioneer, California, on August 29, shows smoke plumes. Credit: @theveryberri via Storyful

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