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South Lake Tahoe Residents Find Refuge In Reno04:54
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South Lake Tahoe resident Jose Mora was relocated from the American Red Cross’ evacuation center at the Carson City Community Center to the Reno-Sparks Convention Center with his family and two dogs, Lady (right) and Woody, on Sept. 1, 2021. (Lucia Starbuck/KUNR Public Radio)
South Lake Tahoe resident Jose Mora was relocated from the American Red Cross’ evacuation center at the Carson City Community Center to the Reno-Sparks Convention Center with his family and two dogs, Lady (right) and Woody, on Sept. 1, 2021. (Lucia Starbuck/KUNR Public Radio)

Residents of South Lake Tahoe are starting to return home after evacuation orders were downgraded as firefighters made headway on the Caldor Fire. Many evacuees found refuge in nearby Nevada.

Lucia Starbuck of member station KUNR reports from Reno.

A sign outside the American Red Cross evacuation center at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev., for wildfire evacuees relocated from the Carson City sites on Sept. 1, 2021 (Lucia Starbuck/KUNR Public Radio)
A sign outside the American Red Cross evacuation center at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev., for wildfire evacuees relocated from the Carson City sites on Sept. 1, 2021 (Lucia Starbuck/KUNR Public Radio)
Gael Von Lackum tried to decompress after her first night at the American Red Cross evacuation site at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev., on Sept. 1. She evacuated her home near Stateline, Calif., due to the threat of the Caldor Fire. (Lucia Starbuck/KUNR Public Radio)
Gael Von Lackum tried to decompress after her first night at the American Red Cross evacuation site at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev., on Sept. 1. She evacuated her home near Stateline, Calif., due to the threat of the Caldor Fire. (Lucia Starbuck/KUNR Public Radio)

This segment aired on September 7, 2021.

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