. California Wildfires Are So Bad Lake Tahoe Was Just Evacuated « JO LEE MAGAZINE

VICE/The Caldor fire has been burning for the better half of August and now it’s taken a devastating turn, burning through ski resorts and mountain recreation areas, causing one of California’s most popular areas to evacuate: Lake Tahoe. Now, a region once known for blue skies, snowy powder, forested mountains, and a crystal-clear blue lake is literally on fire, and residents and vacationers are jamming the few remaining passable highways to get out. “Caldor is a real tough one for us,” Cal Fire Chief and director Thom Porter said during a briefing Monday.

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