Firefighters worked to contain the Caldor Fire 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.
The Nevada Guard posted this footage of aircrew fighting the flames from the sky “southwest of Lake Tahoe”.
Mandatory evacuation orders were in place at the time. Credit: Nevada Guard via Storyful