Caldor Fire Update: Stretch Of Highway 50 Reopens; Residents Return To Burned-Out Grizzly Flats Neighborhoods Weeks after the Caldor Fire roared up Highway 50 into the Tahoe Basin, state officials reopened a stretch of the roadway Sunday as residents began an emotional return to neighborhoods ravaged by the blaze in the El Dorado County community of Grizzly Flats.
UPDATE: Caltrans Closes Part of Hwy 50 Over Caldor Fire Safety ConcernsCaltrans closed a 40-mile stretch of Highway 50 in El Dorado County Friday afternoon due to safety concerns over the still-growing Caldor Fire as more evacuation orders were issued.
UPDATE: Caldor Fire In Sierra Tops 65,000 Acres; Wildfire Remains at Zero ContainmentThe Caldor Fire in the Sierra grew again overnight but the advance was not as explosive as has been earlier in the week because of increased humidity, fire officials said Thursday.
UPDATE: Caldor Fire In Sierra Tops 53,000 Acres; New Evacuations Ordered For KyburzThe Caldor Fire burning in the Sierra Nevada ballooned overnight to more than 53,000 acres, sweeping through the El Dorado National Forest in what fire officials called "unprecedented fire behavior."
Caldor Fire Update: Massive Wildfire Explodes to 30,000 Acres; Newsom Declares State of EmergencyNew evacuations were ordered in El Dorado County ahead of the Caldor Fire that exploded to approximately 30,000 acres in the Sierra Nevada Tuesday after Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency in the county.