Nation Sep 02

Caldor Fire in South Lake Tahoe
Changing winds provide hope for California wildfire battle

Commanders have warned firefighters to be prepared for dangers, including localized terrain-driven winds in the Thursday weather forecast that happen as the sun heats the ground in the Caldor Fire zone.

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.

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.