Caldor Fire Grows To 216,646 Acres, 49% Contained

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EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13/AP) — The latest connected the Caldor Fire burning successful El Dorado County:

7:46 a.m.

Containment continues to emergence successful the Caldor Fire.

As of Tuesday morning, Cal Fire reports that the wildfire grew to a full of 216,646 acres. It is present 49 percent contained.

On Monday, respective much evacuation orders and warnings were downgraded. Still, the occurrence does stay progressive and respective areas successful Alpine, Amador, and El Dorado counties stay evacuated.

Cal Fire says they’ve assessed astir 90 percent of the structures for harm inspections. In total, 776 homes person been recorded destroyed successful the Caldor Fire.

Previous day’s (Sept. 7) updates below:

9:29 p.m.

The Caldor Fire remained progressive on its northeast and confederate edges owed to the mediocre overnight and daytime humidity betterment mates with the accrued temperatures. Aircraft and manus crews worked the distant and rugged terrain connected some the edges mentioned supra to necktie successful with existing power lines. Hazard histrion removal on Highway 50 continues to enactment harmless repopulation successful the coming days.

The occurrence has burned 216,358 and containment has grown to 48 percent.

7:16 a.m.

Firefighters accidental the Caldor Fire continued to mean overnight, allowing firefighters to get to blistery spots.

As of Monday morning, Cal Fire reports that the wildfire has present grown to 216,358 acres. Containment has besides risen to 44 percent.

Over the weekend, evacuation orders for South Lake Tahoe were downgraded to conscionable warnings. Still, respective areas successful Amador, El Dorado and Alpine counties stay nether mandatory evacuation orders.

Previous day’s (Sept. 5) updates below:

3:48 p.m.

Evacuation orders for South Lake Tahoe and parts of the westbound broadside of the water up northbound were lifted Sunday.

10:45 a.m.

Growth connected the Caldor Fire has slowed overnight, burning conscionable much than 1,000 acres.

It is present 215,400 acres. Containment remains astatine 43 percent, according to the latest Cal Fire incidental report.

Previous day’s (Sept. 4) updates below:

7:01 p.m.

Cal Fire says the Caldor Fire is present at  214,112 acres and is 43 percent contained, that’s an 11 percent leap successful containment from Friday night.

The occurrence is threatening 27,670 structures. It has already destroyed 712 idiosyncratic residences.

Read the full incidental update connected Cal Fire AEU’s Twitter account.

3:19 p.m.

This is the latest quality merchandise from Cal Fire connected downgraded evacuation orders and informing for the Caldore Fire:

The pursuing Evacuation Orders person been downgraded to Evacuation Warnings successful El Dorado County:

The country described arsenic South of Mormon Emigrant Trail, West of North South Road, North of Omo Ranch Road, East of the intersection of Omo Ranch and Slug Gulch Road, South of the Community of Blue Mountain, East of the intersection of Capps Crossing Road and Cypress Point Road.

DOES NOT see the Community of Grizzly Flats. Grizzly Flats Road volition stay closed astatine Steely Ridge Road.

REMINDER: There is inactive a impermanent Emergency Closure successful effect for the Eldorado National Forest done the extremity of September. This closure includes each National Forest Service lands, roads (including Mormon Emigrant Trail) and trails wrong the Eldorado National Forest. See Forest Order 03-21-14 https://www.fs.usda.gov/…/FSE…/fseprd945011.pdffor much information. To petition entree to backstage lands wrong the informing area, accessible via closed Forest Service roads, delight interaction your section Forest Service District Office. The Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is closed nether the Regional Emergency Closure of each National Forests successful California. See the Regional Order https://www.fs.usda.gov/…/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd949147.pdf for much information. Recreation residences and different permittees should interaction their licence head for questions regarding entree erstwhile their country becomes unfastened for repopulation.

The pursuing Evacuation Warnings person been lifted successful El Dorado County:

  • Ant Hill – South of Bucks Bar Road, North of Fairplay Road, West of the intersection of Perry Creek Road and Slug Gulch Road, East of the West extremity of Highview Drive.
  • Everything South of Omo Ranch Road betwixt Fairplay Road and North South Road successful El Dorado County.
  • Springer / Leisure – South of Pleasant Valley betwixt Bucks Bar Road and Newtown Road, East of Bucks Bar Road to Mt. Aukum Road. This includes the country of Gopher Hole Road and Moonshadow.
  • Camino Heights / Newtown – South of Highway 50, North of Pleasant Valley and West of Snows Road.”

1 p.m.

Fire officials accidental the conflict against the blaze threatening South Lake Tahoe “continues to look amended and amended each day.”

That’s lifting hopes for the tens of thousands of residents waiting to instrumentality to their homes aft fleeing the Caldor Fire burning successful El Dorado County that started 3 weeks agone today.

Labor Day play would usually beryllium a thriving clip for the edifice connected the Nevada authorities enactment but it’s been a shade municipality since residents were evacuated earlier this week.

Fire officials accidental they can’t supply a timeline for lifting the evacuation order, but a occurrence operations conception main says helium believes authorities are getting close.

As of Saturday morning, the occurrence has burned 214,107 acres and is 37 percent contained.

While harm inspections are continuing, a full of 687 azygous residences and 18 commercialized buildings person been destroyed.

At 1 p.m., Douglas County downgraded immoderate evacuations to warnings, but reiterated South Lake Tahoe remains closed. Those neighborhoods see some South and North Upper Kingsbury, Central Kingsbury and Lower Kingsbury.

The pursuing neighborhoods are nary longer nether mandatory evacuations oregon warnings:

  • Lower Olivers, Kahle Drive portion and roads
  • Lake Village

Previous day’s (Sept. 3) updates below:

10 p.m.

Containment of the Caldor Fire continued to emergence done Friday, present being reported astatine 32 percent. Cal Fire said the acreage burned besides somewhat grew to 213,270.

5:10 p.m.

More evacuation orders successful El Dorado County person been downgraded to warnings. Those areas are:

  • South Sly Park: South of Starkes Grade Road, northbound of Sly Park Creek, eastbound of Pleasant Valley Road up to and including the Diamond Garnet subdivision
  • Grizzly Flats West: East of Highway E16, westbound of Steely Ridge Road, South of the North Fork of the Cosumnes River and North of the Middle Fork of the Cosumnes River
  • Happy Valley: All properties accessed from Happy Valley Road.

2:41 p.m.

Several much evacuation orders person been downgraded to warnings successful El Dorado County.

The pursuing areas are present lone successful evacuation warnings:

-South of Pleasant Valley betwixt Bucks Bar Road and Newtown Road, East of Bucks Bar Road to Mt. Aukum Road. This includes the country of Gopher Hole Road and Moonshadow.
-South of US Highway 50, North of Starkes Grade Road, East of Snows Road and West of Fresh Pond.

12:27 p.m.

Ahead of the Labor Day vacation weekend, El Dorado County is prohibiting each fires and the usage of BBQs astatine its parks.

Starting Friday, officials accidental they are removing, covering oregon locking each BBQs astatine El Dorado County parks.

EFFECTIVE TODAY: #ElDoradoCountyCA parks volition beryllium removing, covering oregon locking each BBQs and placing signage astatine each parks noting that each fires and usage of BBQs is prohibited. pic.twitter.com/jhaH5tFAy8

— County of El Dorado (@CountyElDorado) September 3, 2021

8:11 a.m.

Favorable upwind continues to assistance firefighters successful their conflict against the Caldor Fire.

As of Friday, Cal Fire reports that the wildfire has grown to 212,907 acres. Containment has besides grown to 29 percent.

Crews accidental occurrence enactment decreased again overnight arsenic winds continued to enactment calm. Firefighters utilized these favorable conditions to physique much power lines on the bluish borderline of the wildfire.

“Things are intelligibly heading successful the close absorption for us,” a Cal Fire authoritative said successful their Friday greeting incidental briefing.

Still, Cal Fire says crews are inactive uncovering immoderate spot fires that were dispersed erstwhile the upwind was windier earlier successful the week.

Previous day’s (Sept. 2) updates below:

10:22 p.m.

Firefighters said lighter winds Thursday helped them to chopped containment lines successful the Tahoe Basin and summation crushed connected the Caldor Fire.

As of the night, the occurrence had burned 210,000 acres and containment roseate to 27%.

The occurrence has destroyed a full of 649 homes truthful far.

6:41 p.m.

Two men successful the South Lake Tahoe country were arrested for looting. Deputies located the mean adjacent evacuated homes and took them some into custody.

Cal Fire besides said afloat containment of the Caldor Fire is expected successful 11 days.

2:44 p.m. 

While occurrence enactment is notably quieter than the past respective days, crews are hard astatine enactment to instrumentality vantage of the much favorable weather.

In Christmas Valley, wherever Caldor Fire flames came precise adjacent to homes, firefighters are continuing to airy backmost fires successful immoderate areas.

Crews utilizing Fire to Fight Fire on Hwy89 successful Christmas Valley. ⁦@CBSSacramento⁩ ⁦@CameronCGlenn#CaldorFire #CaliforniaWildFires pic.twitter.com/973jS08Tq3

— DG (@CameraGuyDave1) September 2, 2021

Firefighters are pushing the flames uphill and distant from homes.

10:21 a.m.

Evacuation orders person been downgraded and evacuation warnings person been lifted successful respective areas astir El Dorado County to the westbound of the fire.

The pursuing areas person present moved from evacuation orders to warnings:

WEST OMO – Omo Ranch Road betwixt Fairplay Road to Slug Gulch Road. Slug Gulch Road and Grey Rock Road, extracurricular the occurrence line.
OMO RANCH – The municipality of Omo Ranch southbound of the Middle Fork of the Consumnes River, Omo Ranch Road East from Slug Gulch Road to 8N62 extracurricular the occurrence line.
ARNEY RIDGE – North of Omo Ranch Road, eastbound of 8N62 Road crossing some sides of Sopiago Creek, extracurricular the occurrence line.

The pursuing areas person present had their evacuation warnings lifted:

CEMENT HILL – South of Omo Ranch Road accessed from Farnham Ridge Road. FARNHAM RIDGE – South of Omo Ranch Road East of 8N62 to the Amador County Line.
COSUMNES – South of Farnham Ridge, North of the Amador/El Dorado County Line, and East of Bridgeport School Road.
MT AUKUM – East of Mt. Aukum (E16) from Perry Creek Road to Omo Ranch Road. North of Omo Ranch Road to the intersection of Omo Ranch Road and Fairplay Road.
COYOTEVILLE – South of Omo Ranch Road to the El Dorado County Line betwixt Mt. Aukum Road (E16) and Fairplay Road to see Coyoteville Road, Cedar Creek and tributary roads.
MOSQUITO – Mosquito Road from the span northbound to see the assemblage of Swansboro.
CARSON WHITE OAK – North of Highway 50 to Slab Creek betwixt Union Ridge and Snows Road.

WHAT: #CaldorFire Evacuation Orders Downgraded and Evacuation Warnings Lifted WHEN: Effective Immediately
WHERE: El Dorado County Evacuation Order Update:
The pursuing Evacuation Warnings person been lifted successful El Dorado County. pic.twitter.com/kjAR7WyQca

— CAL FIRE AEU (@CALFIREAEU) September 2, 2021

8:43 a.m.

Cal Fire says 80,000 gallons of occurrence retardant was delivered connected Wednesday, with 15,000 gallons delivered overnight.

Firefighters volition beryllium inactive beryllium focusing connected keeping the flames retired of Christmas Valley, arsenic good arsenic Apache and Pioneer Trail, connected Thursday. Cal Fire says crews volition beryllium trying to support the flames to the apical of the elevation there.

Fire successful the region of this location connected Panorama Dr successful Christmas Valley. Fire burning uphill distant from homes. Currently nary wind! @GoodDaySac @CBSSacramento @allyaredas @DinaKupfer @JohnDabkovich #CALDORFIRE #caldorefire #CaliforniaWildfires pic.twitter.com/Jtxb1LESNo

— DG (@CameraGuyDave1) September 2, 2021

7:08 a.m.

Containment connected the Caldor Fire has present jumped to 25 percent arsenic of Thursday morning, Cal Fire reports.

The wildfire besides present totals 210,259 acres.

Firefighters accidental calmer winds and the instrumentality of mean humidity helped trim occurrence enactment overnight. Still, immoderate spotting did hap on the bluish borderline of the fire.

Crews volition beryllium moving connected Thursday to bolster the lines.

Cal Fire besides reports that they person accounted for a full of 622 homes destroyed truthful acold successful the wildfire. Officials study that astir 60 percent of structures person been inspected.

Previous day’s (Sept. 1) updates below:

10:00 p.m.

Gov. Gavin Newsom connected Wednesday secured a statesmanlike exigency declaration to summation national assistance successful the combat against the Caldor Fire.

The exigency declaration volition unfastened up state, section and tribal authorities services for assistance.

At past check, the Caldor Fire had burned 207,931 acres astatine 23% containment.

4:38 p.m.

Some evacuations for the areas of Pollock Pines and Camino connected the northbound broadside of Highway 50 were lifted. This includes everything westbound of Sly Park, southbound of Slab Creek and eastbound of Larsen Drive and Snow Road.

2:46 p.m.

Cal Fire says immoderate caller evacuation warnings person been expanded successful Alpine County.

The pursuing areas are present nether evacuation warnings:

The country from Picketts Junction southbound connected Highway 88 to Forestdale Road. Northeast to Hawkins Peak to the Highway 88/Highway 89 junction astatine Woodfords. East connected Highway 88 to the California/Nevada authorities line. Northwest on the Alpine County enactment to Fay-Luther Canyon. Southwest on Fay-Luther Canyon to Horse Thief Canyon to Picketts Junction.

The pursuing areas stay nether evacuation orders, Cal Fire says:

The country from Picketts Junction, northbound connected Highway 89 to the Alpine/El Dorado region line. Northeast on the Alpine/El Dorado region enactment to the California/Nevada authorities line. Southeast on the Alpine County enactment to Fay-Luther Canyon. Southwest on Fay- Luther Canyon to Horse Thief Canyon to Picketts Junction.

1:34 p.m.

Heavenly Resort’s parking batch is being transformed into a caller basal campy for firefighters.

First responders are besides utilizing the edifice rooms of the adjacent casinos.

Heavenly Resort Parking being transformed into caller basal campy for firefighter connected #Caldor Fire. First responders besides utilizing casino edifice rooms. pic.twitter.com/Pd9W3sDpFt

— stevelarge (@largesteven) September 1, 2021

12:43 p.m.

Winds are starting to prime up again arsenic firefighters enactment to effort and support the Caldor Fire distant from South Lake Tahoe.

A Red Flag Warning remains successful effect done astir of Wednesday night.

The winds person picked up! Heading backmost from South Lake Tahoe and spot this successful rear presumption mirror. @GoodDaySac @CBSTopNews @CBSSacramento #CALDORFIRE #CaldorFire #CaliforniaFires #CaliforniaWildfires pic.twitter.com/aYB8CtqJSq

— DG (@CameraGuyDave1) September 1, 2021

7:12 a.m.

The Caldor Fire has present grown to a full of 204,390 acres arsenic of Wednesday morning. Containment is besides present astatine 20 percent.

Firefighters say, on with the wildfire saying precise progressive overnight owed to mediocre humidity betterment and lukewarm temperatures, blistery spots were recovered up to .5 miles distant from the borderline of the fire.

Firefighters accidental the winds weren’t arsenic hard arsenic expected, starring to the wildfire not making a large propulsion into Lake Tahoe connected Tuesday.

Underlining the information that inactive exists with the fire, Cal Fire besides described a scary incidental that happened connected Tuesday wherever a dozer caught occurrence southwest of Pollock Pines.

Cal Fire is besides reporting that a full of 544 homes person been destroyed successful the fire, up from the 491 reported Tuesday night.

More upwind gusts up to 35-40 mph are expected connected Wednesday. A Red Flag Warning remains successful effect done astir of Wednesday night.

6:33 a.m.

The Caldor Fire remained precise progressive done the night.

This is however the flames looked from Echo Summit, looking eastbound astatine the hillside supra Highway 89 implicit Christmas Valley:

Video I changeable this greeting from EchoSummit looking East, hillside supra Hwy89 supra Christmas Valley #CALDORFIRE #CaliforniaWildfires . @GoodDaySac @CBSSacramento @CBSTopNews @KPIXtv @allyaredas pic.twitter.com/KAVrRmRFjf

— DG (@CameraGuyDave1) September 1, 2021

Cal Fire’s adjacent incidental briefing astir the concern surrounding the occurrence is scheduled for 7 a.m. Anyone tin ticker the briefing unrecorded astatine this link.

Previous day’s (Aug. 31) updates below:

7:11 p.m.

New accusation from Cal Fire shows the Caldor Fire has burned 199,632 acres and is 18% contained.

#CaldorFire 7:00 p.m. Incident Update for August 31, 2021 @CAL_FIRE 2/2 pic.twitter.com/6oiQe0u8P3

— CAL FIRE AEU (@CALFIREAEU) September 1, 2021

6:37 p.m.

The structure for evacuees that was astatine the Gardnerville Seniors’ Center has been closed and has been moved to the Reno Sparks Convention Center.

The entity implicit Douglas County, NV is wholly orangish arsenic the @RedCross moves their evacuation halfway to the Reno Sparks Convention Center connected S. Virginia St. successful Reno. @CBSSacramento https://t.co/Kad0FVnzQ5 pic.twitter.com/FmXW50ps9T

— Laura Haefeli (@LauraHaefeli) September 1, 2021

5 p.m.

4 p.m.

An evacuation informing has present been issued implicit the Nevada State Line successful Douglas County.

2:14 p.m.

South Lake Tahoe residents who inactive looking for a spot to enactment aft being evacuated from the metropolis are present being asked to caput to the Reno/Sparks Convention Center astatine 4590 S. Virginia St., Reno, NV 89502.

All the different shelters successful the contiguous country are astatine capacity, South Lake Tahoe metropolis officials say.

12:56 p.m.

CBS13’s cameras captured a carnivore arsenic it was moving done the Christmas Valley vicinity to flight the Caldor Fire.

Bear escaping the #caldorfire successful Christmas Valley @GoodDaySac @CBSSacramento @TVcody pic.twitter.com/EAphTludQx

— Rachel Wulff (@rachelwulff) August 31, 2021

10:06 a.m.

Fire crews are continuing to enactment hard to effort and prevention homes successful the Meyers and Christmas Valley areas.

One homeowner disconnected Cheyenne Drive near a enactment connected his garage.

The enactment reads: “Next brew is connected me! Thank you for each you do. “Heroes” does not bash justness to your efforts.”

Home proprietor disconnected Cheyenne Dr near this enactment connected his garage. Well, I tin attest, crews moving precise hard to prevention homes successful area. @GoodDaySac @CBSSacramento @allyaredas @JohnDabkovich @kncitom #CaldorFire #CaliforniaWildfires @CBSTopNews pic.twitter.com/3ovHaIh4hH

— DG (@CameraGuyDave1) August 31, 2021

For the moment, winds are moving successful favour of firefighters. Crews are lighting backfires to prevention homes.

8:31 a.m.

Crews lit backfires to assistance halt the beforehand of flames into 1 Meyers neighborhood.

Our lensman Dave Grashoff was on Ottawa Drive each Tuesday morning, capturing the flames arsenic they glowed and grew person to immoderate homes successful the area.

With the upwind cooperating by blowing the flames distant from the neighborhood, firefighters worked rapidly to lit immoderate backfires.

By sunrise, speech from immoderate fume successful the area, the vicinity was calm and safe.

Firefighters from astir the state are helping successful the conflict against the Caldor Fire.

7:17 a.m.

Cal Fire says the Caldor Fire has present grown to 191,607 acres arsenic of Tuesday morning.

Containment present stands astatine 16 percent arsenic well.

Flames person reached Christmas Valley and are inching person to Meyers.

A look astatine the camera from Sierra astatine Tahoe this greeting — flames from the #CaldorFire person reached Christmas Valley (down the elevation from Echo Summit) and are inching person to Meyers. @CBSSacramento @GoodDaySac pic.twitter.com/fDCfQR1puK

— Dina Kupfer (@DinaKupfer) August 31, 2021

In South Lake Tahoe and Stateline, the country is precise smoky and eerily quiet.

A smokey and unusual aboriginal greeting successful South Lake Tahoe. @KPIXtv @CBSSacramento @CBSNews #caldorefire pic.twitter.com/c1T4a0tlOr

— Anne Makovec (@AnneKPIX) August 31, 2021

A Red Flag Warning remains successful effect done 11 p.m. Wednesday.

Previous day’s (Aug. 30) updates below:

7:00 p.m.

The Caldor Fire has burned 186,568 acres and is 15% contained. Firefighters expect to person afloat containment of the occurrence connected September 13. It is threatening 33,679 structures.

Evening Update from the Caldor Fire 8/30/21 pic.twitter.com/aX6EKf8nyK

— CAL FIRE AEU (@CALFIREAEU) August 31, 2021

6:36 p.m.

These places are accepting evacuees successful RVs and campers successful Truckee:

  • Truckee River Regional Park (10050 Brockway Road)
  • Truckee Rodeo Grounds (10695 Brockway Road)
  • Village Green Mobile Home Park (11070 Brockway Road)

5:54 p.m.

Cal Fire has created a web leafage with links to pages with resources for those affected by the Caldor Fire. You tin find it here.

This Lake Tahoe area-specific update was provided astatine astir 5:30 p.m.

5:20 p.m.

This wide update connected the occurrence was provided astatine astir 5 p.m.

Watch: Here’s the latest from CBS13 connected occurrence evacuations.

4:31 p.m. 

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office says they’re getting questions astir evacuations on the Placer County broadside of Lake Tahoe adjacent Tahoma. There are nary evacuations successful spot presently for that area, though it is being intimately monitored.

3:07 p.m.

The pursuing Evacuation Orders person been downgraded to Evacuation Warnings successful El Dorado County:

  • Pipi – East of North South Road from Omo Ranch to Cat Creek and eastbound to Highway 88 1 mile eastbound of Omo Ranch Road.
  • Cosumnes – This is simply a tiny conception southbound of Farnham Ridge, northbound of the Amador/El Dorado County Line, and eastbound of Bridgeport School Road.
  • Cement Hill – Cement Hill area, southbound of Omo Ranch southbound to Farnham Ridge Road.
  • Farnham Ridge – The eastbound extremity of Omo Ranch Road southbound to the Amador County Line.

The pursuing Evacuation Warnings person been lifted successful Amador County:

  • South of the El Dorado-Amador County enactment with a occidental borderline of Shenandoah Road.
  • Southern borderline of Fiddletown Road, Hale Road and Charleston Road. Eastern borderline of Shake Ridge Road and Rams Horn Grade/.
  • South of the El Dorado-Amador County enactment with a occidental borderline of Shake Ridge Road and Rams Horn Grade.
  • Southern borderline of the intersection of Charleston Road and Rams Horn Grade, owed eastbound to Highway 88 astatine Tiger Creek Road.
  • Eastern borderline of Hwy 88 astatine Omo Ranch Road to Highway 88 astatine Tiger Creek Road.

Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care says that, arsenic a precautionary move, it has evacuated staff, animals, and enactment teams from its facility. If you person an carnal oregon request support, interaction the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. CDFW’s Wildlife incidental Reporting strategy astatine http://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/WIR/Default.aspx oregon (916) 358-2900

2:53 p.m.

South Lake Tahoe constabulary accidental they recognize that radical are frustrated with the postulation to get retired of the metropolis astatine the moment, but determination are respective reasons wherefore the other lane of Highway 50 remains unfastened to postulation heading in.

In a video posted to their Facebook page, Lt. Tony Cabral with South Lake Tahoe constabulary explained that archetypal responders are inactive traveling into the area. Further, others helping the area’s susceptible colonisation are besides inactive driving in.

Cabral noted that authorities expected the postulation backup, which is wherefore they issued the evacuation orders astatine the clip they did Monday morning.

There is simply a contingency program that could beryllium enactment into spot if they request to get radical retired of postulation fast, Cabral said.

2:09 p.m.

South Lake Tahoe residents who bash not person entree to a conveyance oregon different proscription are being advised that the TTD Bus Routes 50 and 55 are continuing to tally and volition beryllium taking radical to a Red Cross Evacuation Shelter.

These buses volition let for pets arsenic agelong arsenic they are successful carriers oregon kennels. People are besides being asked to bounds their carry-ons to 4 items, including a favored carrier. Face masks are besides required and volition beryllium provided if idiosyncratic doesn’t person one.

El Dorado County residents are besides being urged to motion up for the county’s Code Red alert strategy truthful that they tin beryllium updated connected the latest exigency information: https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/en-US/BF6E025EBFDC

1:26 p.m.

Traffic is backing up successful South Lake Tahoe aft residents were ordered to permission owed to the Caldor Fire.

Vehicles are backed up each the mode to Julie Lane, past The Y, aft each of South Lake Tahoe came nether mandator evacuation orders Monday morning.

California Highway Patrol urges radical to person patience. Traffic remains moving.

US-50 / Lake Tahoe Blvd is dilatory owed to merging postulation astatine Stateline. Have patience, postulation is moving.

— CHP South Lake Tahoe (@CHPSouthLake) August 30, 2021

12:38 p.m.

All radical who were successful custody astatine the South Lake Tahoe Jail person been transferred to the Placerville Jail, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office says.

The transfers happened overnight erstwhile the country was fixed an evacuation warning, the sheriff’s bureau says.

11:13 a.m.

Per Cal Fire’s latest map, each of South Lake Tahoe is present nether evacuation orders owed to the Caldor Fire.

Caldor Fire Evacuation Order for 8/30/21 astatine 11:00 a.m. pic.twitter.com/g1WxBKeWds

— CAL FIRE AEU (@CALFIREAEU) August 30, 2021

11 a.m.

Barton Hospital is present closed, including its exigency department, aft the Caldor Fire prompted mandatory evacuation orders successful astir of South Lake Tahoe connected Monday morning.

The time before, the infirmary announced that it would beryllium evacuating each of its patients to different facilities successful the area. Its exigency section did enactment open, with the country lone nether an evacuation informing astatine the time.

However, the concern changed Monday greeting and astir of South Lake Tahoe is present nether mandatory evacuation orders.

Barton Hospital officials enactment that its exigency section has moved to the Lake Tahoe Surgery Center down the Round Hill/Safeway Shopping Center successful Zephyr Cove.

#2-The Emergency Department has moved to Lake Tahoe Surgery Center down the Round Hill/ Safeway Shopping Center (212 Elks Point Rd #201, Zephyr Cove, NV 89448). Emergency services are disposable for patients 24/7 astatine this location. (cont…)

— Barton Health (@BartonHealth) August 30, 2021

10:19 a.m.

Most of South Lake Tahoe is present nether mandatory evacuation orders.

After being antecedently near retired of the evacuation country successful Cal Fire’s precocious greeting update, the Tahoe Keys, Tahoe Island, Al Tahoe, Sierra Tract, and Bijou areas are present nether mandatory evacuation orders.

Caldor Fire Evacuation Order – 8/30/21 10:00 a.m. pic.twitter.com/CARGD8NAT8

— CAL FIRE AEU (@CALFIREAEU) August 30, 2021

9:59 a.m.

A slew of caller evacuation orders person been issued successful El Dorado County owed to the Caldor Fire.

Residents of the pursuing areas are present being told to leave:

Tahoma: From Emerald Bay northbound to the Placer County enactment successful Tahoma, extending westbound to the borderline of Desolation Wilderness.

Fallen Leaf: From Sawmill Road astatine Lake Tahoe Boulevard northbound to Pope Beach. Also, on the water’s borderline to Eagle Point, and from Eagle Point westbound to Desolation Wilderness crossed Emerald Bay.

Pioneer: North of Elks Club on Highway 50 and the westbound broadside of Pioneer Trail. This includes the streets of Hekpa, but excludes the residences westbound of the airdrome for now.

Gardner Mountain: Northwest of the South Lake Tahoe Airport and westbound of the Highway 50/Lake Tahoe Boulevard and Highway 89 intersection. This includes South Lake Tahoe High School, Tahoe Verde, and streets 5th-15th southbound of Highway 89.

Trimmer: East of Pioneer Trail to the Alpine County Line, stopping southbound of Heavenly Ski Resort. This excludes each residences disconnected of Pioneer Trail.

9:25 a.m.

Cal Fire’s latest operations update connected the Caldor Fire tin beryllium recovered here:

7:45 a.m.

The Caldor Fire has grown by astir 10,000 acres since the past update Sunday night.

As of Monday morning, Cal Fire reports that the Caldor Fire is present a full of 177,260 acres. It is 14 percent contained.

6:35 a.m.

Forecasters are informing that westbound to southwest winds volition beryllium expanding implicit the adjacent mates of days – inevitably starring to invigorated occurrence enactment for some the Caldor and Dixie wildfires.

A Red Flag Warning is acceptable to spell into effect astatine 11 a.m. Monday and past done astir of Tuesday night. Winds gusts are expected to beryllium successful the 20-35 mph range.

Increasing westbound to southwest winds volition invigorate occurrence enactment crossed the Caldor and Dixie fires the adjacent mates days. Downwind areas volition proceed to spot prolonged periods of mediocre aerial prime similar South Lake Tahoe and portions of Lassen and Plumas Counties. pic.twitter.com/jS0ke2EXE8

— NWS Reno (@NWSReno) August 30, 2021

Due to the processing situation, the City of South Lake Tahoe announced connected Monday greeting they person closed each metropolis operations and facilities until further notice. Only the city’s nationalist information and Emergency Operations Center remains open. 

Head to this nexus to work each updates earlier Aug. 30.

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