An eerie red glow descended on the town of Gardnerville, Nevada, as the Caldor Fire, burning near the California border, grew to 6,500 acres.
This footage filmed by Scott Fraser, shows ash falling on the town, as the sky glows red.
Nearby El Dorado County Sheriff’s office issued evacuation orders and warnings for affected areas.
According to CAL FIRE the blaze was sparked on August 14 and is currently at zero percent containment. Credit: Scott Fraser via Storyful