Caldor Fire Smoke Hangs Thick in Air in South Lake Tahoe

Firefighters worked to contain the Caldor Fire burning in California as the blaze reached 104,309 acres, officials said on Monday, August 23.

Over 1,610 personnel were fighting the wildfire, which has been burning since August 14, and was at five percent containment on Monday.

Twitter user @LakeGirl530 says this footage shows the “miserable” scene in South Lake Tahoe, California, as the smoke hung heavy in the air on August 22.

Mandatory evacuation orders were in place at the time. Credit: @LakeGirl530 via Storyful

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