Flames Encroach on Homes in Lake Tahoe as Caldor Fire Grows

Flames encroached on buildings near Lake Tahoe, California, on the night of August 29, as the Caldor Fire continued to grow, reaching 199,632 acres (311 square mile) on Tuesday.

This footage taken by Mark Martella, shows the blaze burning near structures, as Martella drives on a nearby road.

Fire crews reached 18 percent containment on the blaze as of August 31, after approximately 22,000 residents evacuated South Lake Tahoe during the weekend, local media reported. Credit: Mark Martella via Storyful

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