- Title: California blaze burns, threatening Lake Tahoe
- Date: 26th August 2021
- Summary: SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 25, 2021) (REUTERS) VARIOUS OF CALDOR FIRE BURNING IN THE FOREST TRUCK DRIVING AS FIRE BURNS BY ROADSIDE
- Embargoed: 9th September 2021 22:38
- Keywords: Caldor California Lake Tahoe wildfire
- Location: SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES
- City: SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES
- Country: US
- Topics: Disaster/Accidents,United States,Wildfires/Forest Fires
- Reuters ID: LVA001ERX53YF
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text:A fast-moving wildfire ripped through trees in South Lake Tahoe, California, on Wednesday (August 25), the video showed, as firefighters struggled to keep the Caldor Fire from spreading.
By Thursday morning, the Caldor fire had consumed 136,643 acres and was 12% contained, according to California's Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
The wildfire crossed over a highway last weekend, NBC reported, edging closer to more heavily populated areas.
(Production: Katharine Jackson)
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