Hazardous Wildfire Smoke Fills Sky Near Sacramento

The Caldor Fire burning in El Dorado County, California, grew to 149,684 acres on Saturday, August 28, according to fire officials, prompting new evacuations.

Video filmed from the El Dorado Freeway by @cheespls on Saturday shows wildfire smoke filling the air in Folsom, California.

Areas near Sacramento recorded dangerous air quality index readings on Friday as smoke from the Caldor Fire and other wildfires filled the air.

The Caldor Fire was brought to 19 percent containment on Saturday by more than 3,000 personnel working to battle the blaze, Cal Fire said. Credit: @cheespls via Storyful

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