The Caldor fire made a strong push east on Sunday toward Lake Tahoe, spreading rapidly and spurring more evacuations as fire crews braced for the arrival of gusty winds and hot, dry conditions. Evacuation orders were extended Sunday afternoon to include communities just south of South Lake Tahoe.How big is the Caldor fire in El Dorado County?
The Caldor Fire has burned 219,267 acres and is at 68% containment. This video file cannot be played. (Error Code: 102630) EL DORADO COUNTY, Calif. — More residents of El Dorado County are allowed back to their homes as Caldor Fire evacuations have been downgraded, Cal Fire announced Tuesday morning.Why is the Carr Fire still burning in California?
According to Cal Fire's Monday morning update, in the west zone, the fire remained active overnight as trees continued to ignite along the control lines. The weather predicted for the next few days consists of hotter temperatures, low humidity, and southwest winds which could trigger fire growth.