Firefighters Work to Contain California's Fast-Growing Caldor Fire

Firefighters worked to contain the Caldor Fire as the blaze reached over 114,100 acres, officials said on Monday, August 23.

The fire, which has been burning since August 14, has more than 2,000 firefighting personnel involved and was nine percent contained.

CALFire’s strike team from the Fresno Kings Unit posted this video of a helicopter flying over a fire truck involved in structure defense in California’s El Dorado County.

Evacuation warnings and orders were in place for parts of the county, with warnings issued in nearby Amador County. Credit: CAL FIRE/Fresno County Fire via Storyful

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