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Sunday, November 28, 2021

Caldor Fire update for Sept. 2

Credit: KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas
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Caldor Fire update for Sept. 2
Caldor Fire update for Sept. 2
Caldor Fire update for Sept. 2, we check in with our affiliate in Lake Tahoe.

SUNDAY FROM 11 A-M TO 8 P-M.SOME MUCH NEEDED GOOD NEWSIN THE FIREFIGHT TO OUR NORTH.THE WEATHER IS EXPECTED TOIMPROVE TODAY FOR FIRECREWS -TRYING TO KEEP THE CALDOR FIREFROM SPREADING TO LAKE TAHOE.STRONG WINDS AND DRYCONDITIONS PUSHED THE FIRE TOMORE THAN 200-THOUSAND ACRES BUTCREWS SAY IT WASN’T AS BAD ASTHEY EXPECTED.OUTHSANDS OF PEOPLE REMAINUNDER EVACUATION ORDERS.THE FIRE ALREADY DESTROYEDHUNDREDS OF BUILDINGS.THE FIRE STARTED MORE THANTWO WEEKS AGO AND REMAINS ABOUT20-PERCENT CONTAINED.WE WANT TO GIVE YOU ABETTER IDEA OF WHAT’S HAPPENINGIN LAKE TAHOE RIGHT NOW..JOSH LITTLE FROM OURABC AFFILIATE IN RENO IS JOININGUS LIVE FROM LAKE TAHOE?JOSH WHAT DO THINGSLOOK LIKE OUT THERE?ADLIBTHE TOP PRIORITY FOR CREWS HASBEEN TO KEEP THE CALDOR FIREFROM BURNING INTO POPULATEDAREAS OF THE TAHOE BASIN.SO FAR THOSE EFFORTS HAVEMOSTLY BEEN SUCCESSFUL.THE FIRE HAS BURNEDTHROUGH CHRISTMAS VALLEY... BUTHAS NOT PUSHED INTO MEYERS ORSOUTH LAKE TAHOE.RIGHT NOW IT ISBURNING THROUGH THE MOUNTAINSSOUTH OF THE BASIN... NOW ONLYABOUT A MILE FROM HEAVENLY.DOWN HERE ALONG THELAKE SHORE... THINGS ARE QUIETIN SOUTH LAKE TAHOE ANDSTATELINE WITH MOST PEOPLE WHOLIVE HERE FOLLOWING EVACUATIONORDERS.CASINOS IN STATELINEHAVE NOW SUSPENDED ALL GAMINGACTIVITY.IF THE FIRE CONTINUES PTOUSH TOTHE NORTHEAST IT COULD APPROACHTHE WEST EDGE OF CARSON VALLEY.PEOPLE IN THEMOTTSVILLE AREA ARE NOW UNDER ANEVACUATION WARNING.JOSH--IT APPEARS THE WEATHER ISGOING TO COOPERATE WITHFIREFIGHTERS TODAY..AND OUR COVERAGE OF THEAND OUR AND OUR COVERAGEOF THE CALDOR FIRE CONTINUES ALLMORNING LONG.YOU CAN ALSO VISIT OUR