Caldor Fire: Exhausted Crews Continue To Battle Blaze Threatening Lake Tahoe

With cooler temperatures and lighter winds this weekend, firefighters are building massive containment lines in an all-out effort to extinguish the threat near South Lake Tahoe. The relentless Caldor Fire has already burned more than 200,000 acres and tens of thousands of homes are still at risk. NBC’s Steve Patterson reports for Weekend TODAY.

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Lake Tahoe Evacuated As Caldor Fire Spreads

The Caldor Fire has burned more than 200 thousand acres and forced evacuations from Lake Tahoe, which would normally see hundreds of thousands of visitors ahead of Labor Day. NBC News’ Jake Ward breaks down the latest on efforts to save Lake Tahoe and how local businesses are coping with the lack of tourists.

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CA Wildfires Incinerate Thousands Of Acres In One Day, Threaten Lake Tahoe

The devastating Caldor fire has forced many to leave the Lake Tahoe area. NBC News’ Jacob Ward reports on the impact of the fire.   

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Caldor Fire expands overnight as crews scramble to protect South Lake Tahoe

California’s massive Caldor wildfire, burning near South Lake Tahoe, is gaining ground on the popular resort community. Currently, it’s burning an area larger than New York City and is only 23% contained. CBS News correspondent Carter Evans has an update on the firefighting efforts. Then fire historian Steve Pyne, author of "The Pyrocene," spoke with CBSN’s Tanya Rivero about why this year’s fire season differs from others.

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The Race Is On To Save Lake Tahoe Homes From Caldor Fire

With flames from California’s Caldor Fire pushing dangerously close to Lake Tahoe, crews are racing to save thousands of structures in its pate. To make matters worse, some of them are now battling COVID-19. NBC’s Steve Patterson reports for TODAY from Lake Tahoe.

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Firefighters divert flames from South Lake Tahoe as Caldor Fire grows

Weary firefighters working California’s Caldor Fire have diverted the flames from the threatened resort town of South Lake Tahoe. But the danger continues as the massive blaze shows no sign of stopping. Correspondent Carter Evans reports.

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