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Surprise step to curb wildfires: To save trees, build a sawmill

Surprise step to curb wildfires: To save trees, build a sawmill

The logging facility will be a major help in forest-thinning projects that are urgently needed in California and Nevada to aid fire prevention, advocates say.
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Heavenly ski resort running snowguns against Caldor Fire

Heavenly ski resort is running snowguns at full blast to save itself from the Caldor Fire

Lake Tahoe's biggest ski resort is preparing for the Caldor Fire to cross its property in the next 24 hours.

Weather slows California wildfire, but flames keep moving
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Weather slows California wildfire, but flames keep moving

Favorable weather helped firefighters trying to save communities on the south end of Lake Tahoe from an approaching wildfire, but officials warned Wednesday that stiff winds and dry conditions mean that homes in the California-Nevada alpine region are still in danger.

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Caldor fire threatens disaster on Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe faces what could be the worst disaster in its history. What's at stake?

The Caldor Fire threatens to be the most disastrous chapter in the long, colorful history of Lake Tahoe, with the 2½-week-old blaze threatening to bring catastrophic flames right to its shores for the first time ever.

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California's Caldor fire moves closer to more heavily populated areas

California's Caldor fire moved closer to more heavily populated areas in the northern part of the state over the weekend, leading to more evacuation orders and warnings as well as road closures, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said.

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Pristine Lake Tahoe shrouded in smoke from threatening fire

Pristine Lake Tahoe shrouded in smoke from threatening fire

Ash rained down on Lake Tahoe on Tuesday and thick yellow smoke blotted out views of the mountains rimming its pristine blue waters as a massive wildfire threatened the alpine vacation spot on the California-Nevada state line.

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California’s Caldor fire burns 100,000 acres as it rips through small towns

The raging Caldor fire in northern California has burned more than 100,000 acres and destroyed more than 500 structures after surging over the weekend.

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