Caldor Fire Shrouds Northern California Highway in Smoke and Embers

Footage taken near Kyburz shows the intense fire conditions facing firefighters attempting to contain Northern California’s Caldor Fire, as it grew to 139,510 acres on August 26.

This footage by Alekz Londos shows embers raining down on the El Dorado Freeway as he drives through thick smoke.

Authorities said the fire was 12 percent contained as of August 26, with full containment expected by September 8. Credit: Alekz Londos via Storyful

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