Nation Sep 01

The Caldor Fire threatens Tahoe
Official reports progress in defending Lake Tahoe from fire

Firefighters reported progress Wednesday in the battle to save communities on the south end of Lake Tahoe from an approaching forest fire after the stiff winds and searing temperatures they had feared failed to materialize in the California-Nevada alpine region.

Nation Aug 31

The Caldor Fire threatens Tahoe
California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

"It's more out of control than I thought," evacuee Glen Naasz said of the fire that by late Monday had been pushed by strong winds across California highways 50 and 89, burning mountain cabins as it swept down slopes into…

Aug 30

Two-week-old wildfire threatens Lake Tahoe area

Fire officials ordered more evacuations near Lake Tahoe and told other residents to be ready to leave as a destructive fire roared through forests southwest of the alpine lake that straddles the California-Nevada state line.