The Caldor Fire has many of us very concerned. The fire is burning in steep terrain and is growing quickly. This photo was taken at 7:00 AM Aug. 17th, 2021 from off Hanks Exchange Road.
I know many are looking for sources for the most current information. Here are some that we have found most useful:
The Forest Service incident website with updates:
The Eldorado National Forest also has a Caldor Fire Information Phone Line at (530) 303-2455 and is posting current information on their Facebook page and via Twitter.
The CalFire website for Caldor Fire information is:
Evacuation Orders are listed in the incident websites. You are encouraged to sign up for evacuation notices through the El Dorado Sheriff's Office's CodeRED system. Here is a link to sign up:
And here is a link to cameras that allow you to see the current status of wildfires in our area:
For those with scanners or GMRS Radios, several Neighborhood Radio Watch groups (NRW) are working to provide current information.
- Consumnes River NRW
- Coloma-Lotus NRW
- Oak Hill NRW
- Pollock Pines NRW
- Placeville NRW
Please stay safe and keep positive thoughts for those working to contain the Caldor Fire!
Your Oak Hill Area Fire Safe Council Team