Red Glow Envelops Gardnerville, Nevada, as Caldor Fire Rages

An eerie red glow descended on the town of Gardnerville, Nevada, as the Caldor Fire, burning near the California border, grew to 53,772 acres (84 square miles).

This footage filmed by Mike P McFadden shows the sky above the area glowing red.

Nearby, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s office issued evacuation orders and warnings for affected areas.

According to Cal Fire, the blaze was sparked on August 14 and is currently at zero percent containment. Credit: Mike P McFadden via Storyful

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