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Hot California weather brings new wildfire worries

A fire weather watch was issued for Thursday through Friday in much of the interior of Northern California due to a weather system that is expected to bring a chance of thunderstorms.

Caldor Fire stalls; many evacuations lifted

Tens of thousands of people who fled South Lake Tahoe in the teeth of a wildfire were returning home as crews finally managed to stall the advance of flames scant miles from the resort.

Lake Tahoe evacuees report price gouging during Caldor Fire

Reports of price gouging routinely emerge during natural disasters and won newfound attention early in the pandemic, when some businesses tried to capitalize on panic amid demand for toilet paper and hand sanitizer.

As fire nears, some Lake Tahoe residents buck order to flee

While more than 20,000 residents and likely thousands of tourists chose to flee the Caldor Fire, a handful of people decided to buck mandatory evacuation orders and stay behind.