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Nevada officials provide update on Caldor Fire efforts

Since the start of the year, there have been more than 40,474 wildfires compared to about 35,000 last year, according to the National Interagency Fire Center.
Posted at 8:55 AM, Aug 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-31 14:46:21-04

CARSON CITY (KTNV) — Nevada officials along with Gov. Steve Sisolak updated the state's actions against the Caldor Fire near Lake Tahoe Tuesday.

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The team held a media briefing at 11:45 a.m. at the state Emergency Operations Center.

Representatives from the Nevada National Guard, the Division of Emergency Management, the Division of Forestry and others provided updates.

Monday, Gov. Sisolak declared a state of emergency in response to the Caldor Fire.