The Associated Press reports:
Fire officials ordered more evacuations around the Tahoe Basin as a two-week old blaze encroached on the threatened mountain towns surrounding glimmering Lake Tahoe.
By nightfall, all residents on the California side of the Lake Tahoe Basin were warned to evacuate the region, after fire officials had stressed for days that protecting the area was their top firefighting priority.
The forecast did not offer optimism: triple-digit temperatures were possible and the extreme heat was expected to last several days. A red flag warning for critical fire conditions was issued for Monday and Tuesday across the Northern Sierra.
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Fire officials order more evacuations around the Tahoe Basin as a two-week old blaze encroached on the threatened mountain towns surrounding Lake Tahoe. https://t.co/AYHDdhqoeV
— ABC News (@ABC) August 30, 2021
— The Astute Galoot (@TheAstuteGaloot) August 30, 2021
UPDATE: Evacuation orders and warnings hit just south of South Lake Tahoe on Sunday after a challenging weekend for crews battling the Caldor Fire.https://t.co/V7iaDdDIkW
— KQED News (@KQEDnews) August 30, 2021
— craig philpott (@CphilpottCraig) August 30, 2021