Caldor Fire Threatens Thousands of Homes as It Nears South Lake Tahoe

The near 200,000-acre Caldor Fire continued to spread toward South Lake Tahoe, California, on August 31, forcing evacuations in the area.

The blaze, south of Lake Tahoe, was 18 percent contained by Tuesday evening, officials said, with nearly 35,000 structures considered to be under threaten. A red-flag warning was set to remain in place until at least Wednesday night.

States of emergency have been declared for affected areas in California and Nevada.

This footage was recorded by Alekz Londos, and shows the hazy conditions on Route 50 near Kyburz and Twin Bridges. Credit: Alekz Londos via Storyful

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