CAL FIRE is downgrading parts of El Dorado County to evacuation warnings. It says the fire is 50% contained as of Tuesday night. It’s burned more than 217,000 acres.
Some returning homeowners are using a fire retardant called Phos-Chek in case of future threats.
CAL FIRE says the Caldor Fire is still threatening more than 24,000 structures.
It’s just one of twelve wildfires burning in California.