Caldor Fire: Highway 50 Closed From Pollock Pines To Meyers

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MEYERS (CBS13) — A 40-mile agelong of Highway 50 is closed successful El Dorado County owed to information concerns with the Caldor Fire.

Caltrans said the closure would beryllium successful spot arsenic of 4:30 p.m. from Sly Park Road successful Pollock Pines to the Meyers area. The closure was initially expected to commencement astatine 4 p.m., but Caltrans soon aft announced the little propulsion back. Mandatory evacuations are presently successful spot betwixt Sly Park and Strawberry.

Caltrans did not accidental erstwhile the roads would reopen, but precocious winds are expected to interaction the enactment of the Caldor Fire successful the country Friday evening.

The Caldor Fire has burned much than 73,000 acres arsenic of Friday day and containment remained astatine zero. More than 100 structures person been destroyed.

CBS13 Staff

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