Flames Tower Along Highway as Firefighters Try to Contain Caldor Fire

Footage supplied to Storyful offers a glimpse into conditions faced by firefighters battling to contain the Northern California’s Caldor Fire as it grew to 136,643 acres on August 26.

This footage by Alekz Londos shows flames towering along the El Dorado Freeway between Kyburz and Strawberry.

Authorities said the fire was 12 percent contained as of August 26, with full containment expected by September 8. Credit: Alekz Londos via Storyful

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