The rapidly expanding Caldor Fire is nearing the outskirts of Lake Tahoe in California.
The fire is about 123,000 acres so far, and CAL FIRE called it the "No. 1 priority in the nation" for firefighters. It is one of more than 90 wildfires burning in the country right now, during an especially hot, dry summer out West.
Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with Scott Rodd, a state government reporter for CapRadio.
This segment aired on August 25, 2021.