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Father, Son Arrested in Connection with Caldor Fire

Caldor Fire

By DON THOMPSON Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A father and son were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of starting a massive California wildfire that destroyed many homes and forced tens of thousands of people to flee Lake Tahoe communities ...

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Fire That Threatened Lake Tahoe Region Is Now 100-Percent Contained

Caldor Fire long exposure

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — The 2-month-old California wildfire that threatened the Lake Tahoe resort region over the summer has been declared 100% contained, officials said. The fire, which scorched more than 346 square miles (896 square kilometers) of ...

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CA Wildfire Threat High Despite Progress near Tahoe

Firefighters at Caldor Fire in South Lake Tahoe

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — California could be on track for one of its worst fire seasons ever as hotter, drier conditions across the north raise the threat of new fires or existing ones flaring into dangerous life, officials ...

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Lake Tahoe Wildfire Seemed Controllable, Then It Wasn’t

Firefighters at Caldor Fire

By DON THOMPSON Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Just last week, managers overseeing the fight against the massive wildfire scorching California’s Lake Tahoe region thought they could have it contained by the start of this week. Instead, the Caldor ...

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CA Wildfire Approaches Lake Tahoe After Mass Evacuation

Two firefighters create a fuel break as the Caldor Fire burns near homes

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A ferocious wildfire swept toward Lake Tahoe on Tuesday just hours after roads were clogged with fleeing cars when the entire California resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to evacuate and communities ...

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