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CapRadio's Angora Fire Coverage

In 2007, the Angora Fire burned 3,100 acres in South Lake Tahoe. More than 250 residences were destroyed. 

Stories related to: Angora Fire

Randol White / Capital Public Radio

Resilience, Strength In South Lake Tahoe Ten Years After Angora Fire

June 23, 2017 | Randol White

Saturday marks the ten year anniversary of a devastating fire that swept through South Lake Tahoe, destroying more than 250 homes. Capital Public Radio revisited the Angora Fire scene a decade later.

State Government

Governor Urges Caution Over Holiday

July 2, 2007 | Marianne Russ

The mercury is expected to top 100 degrees in some parts of the state this July 4th holiday. That has officials worried about the potential for more fires – and the effect on people’s health.

Environment

Fire Leaves Wildlife Homeless

June 28, 2007 | Steve Milne

The wildfire blaze in South Lake Tahoe has charred more than 3,000 acres – almost five square miles. That leaves much of the wildlife in the area homeless.

Folsom Adopts New Fireworks Ban

June 27, 2007

The wildfire in South Lake Tahoe has triggered new restrictions on personal fireworks in Folsom.

State Government

Governor Schwarzenegger Praises Firefighters

June 27, 2007 | Jenny O'Mara

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger says the firefight in Lake Tahoe is in good hands. He toured the burned out area Wednesday.

Archives / Capital Public Radio

Too Close For Comfort

June 27, 2007

When the Angora wildfire jumped a containment line near their South Lake Tahoe neighborhood, Travis Chatwin and Mark Anthenien could merely watch and wait. Fortunately, their homes were spared.

State Government

State of Emergency Declared in Lake Tahoe Fire

June 26, 2007 | Jenny O'Mara

A State of Emergency was declared Monday in response to the Lake Tahoe-area wildfire.

Archives / Capital Public Radio

Community Rallies Around Angora Fire Victims

June 26, 2007 | Marianne Russ

Nearly 200 homes in the South Lake Tahoe area have burned to the ground in the Angora fire. And hundreds have been displaced. The community has rallied around those who’ve lost everything.

Business

Business Journal: Companies Help Angora Victims

June 26, 2007

Businesses are already stepping up to help fire victims in South Lake Tahoe.

State Government

Assistance Center For Fire Victims Established

June 26, 2007 | Jenny O'Mara

Lake Tahoe area residents who have been burned out of their homes can get some help from the state to help put their lives back together.