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Caldor Fire Spreads Near Lake Tahoe, Forcing Evacuations
The Caldor fire in California burned through remote areas in the Sierra Nevada for two weeks and then descended toward the major population centers along Lake Tahoe. The fire spread to more than 186,000 acres and was 15 percent contained.
Well, I heard it was coming over Echo Summit, so it’s getting pretty close. It’s going to get into Christmas Valley. And then if it hits the homes, it could spread here easily. I have a home right in the danger area and I’m getting out as soon as I secure this area, which is my business that I’ve had, I don’t know, 40 years now. As soon as I secure it, I’m getting out of here. But I’ve got the — I’m going to leave all these sprinklers on. You know, it’s more out of control than I thought. And I can’t believe that California is going to just let the jewels just burn up. I don’t know. I don’t see any planes, and I don’t see any helicopters. So you tell me.
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