#CaldorFire

.Castaic, CA, USA
The fire erupted near the mountainous terrain of Castaic. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • Two firefighters sustained burn injuries
  • The fire has spread through 450 acres of land
  • Firefighters were making "good progress", officials said

.South Lake Tahoe, CA, USA
South Lake Tahoe is located on the California-Nevada border. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • Evacuation orders were rolled down to warnings for residents
  • Authorities have warned that health-related risks remain
  • El Dorado County still has madatory evacuation orders

.South Lake Tahoe, CA, USA
The Caldor fire has been raging in California for weeks. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • State fire officials announced that the evacuation orders issued for the area were reduced to warnings
  • Nearly 22,000 people had been forced to flee the popular resort and nearby areas last week
  • According to the fire officials, no homes have been lost on the eastern side of the fire nearest the lake

.South Lake Tahoe, CA, USA
Firefighters in action in South Lake Tahoe, the site of the Caldor Fire. (Photo credit: AP)

  • The reduction in the spread of flames came due to lighter winds and higher humidity
  • The northeast section of the immense Sierra Nevada blaze was still within a few miles of South Lake Tahoe
  • There was no timeline for allowing the return of 22,000 South Lake Tahoe residents

.South Lake Tahoe, CA, USA
The Caldor Fire has been raging in California for weeks. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • South Lake Tahoe did not see significant fire activity since Thursday
  • Caldor Fire did not challenge the containment perimeter set up by firefighters
  • The wildfire has dealt a major blow to an economy that heavily depends on tourism

.California, USA
The Caldor fire has been raging in California for weeks. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • The alpine region in the state continue to remain in danger
  • Firefighters attempted to restrict the blaze from urban areas
  • The fire has been burning toward Lake Tahoe from the southwest along California Highway 50

.South Lake Tahoe, CA, USA
South Lake Tahoe is a resort town. (Photo

  • The authorities had issued evacuation warnings for the city of 22,000 on Sunday
  • Barton Memorial Hospital proactively evacuated 36 patients
  • The Lake Tahoe area in the Sierra Nevada mountains is a recreational paradise

.California, USA
(Representative Image: Unsplash)

  • Caldor Fire containment was raised from 12% to 19% on Saturday
  • The fire has consumed 149,000 acres so far
  • The Caldor fire has burned almost 600 buildings

.California, USA
The federal air-quality data site AirNow reported a US Air Quality Index peak of 422 for South Lake Tahoe. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The culprit is the 126,182-acre Caldor Fire
  • The last time the area experienced anything near this week's smoke, she said, was during the Rim Fire
  • The Caldor Fire is the state's third-largest blaze