Forest thinning helped keep the Caldor Fire from burning into South Lake Tahoe, but experts say more fuel management and climate action are needed to slow the Sierra's destructive wildfires.
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Officials say drivers should be alert to crews working along the highway and cautioned that the area will look very different than it did before the fire.
September 16, 2021
Here's how to find the latest information on conditions, evacuations and closures for the Caldor Fire in El Dorado County.
September 9, 2021 | Vicki Gonzalez
UC Merced fire science professor Crystal Kolden talks with Insight host Vicki Gonzalez about why California’s fires are getting bigger, longer and more destructive, as well as explaining some solutions that are being discussed and applied.
August 31, 2021 | Janelle Salanga
As the Caldor Fire grows, here’s what you need to know about evacuations, evacuation centers and resources for evacuees.
August 31, 2021 | Andrew Nixon
As the Caldor Fire crossed Echo Summit into Christmas Valley, here’s what it looked like on the ground.
Just like the Dixie Fire, it’s possible the Caldor Fire will decrease one day and strengthen the next. Firefighters and residents in impacted areas will have to watch out for sudden changes in wind patterns moving forward.