Flames Light Up Night Sky as Caldor Fire Rages in California

The Caldor Fire grew to 122,980 acres and was 11 percent contained on August 25, according to fire officials.

This footage from Steve Holland shows flames and smoke rising into the sky near Grizzly Flats, California, on Monday night, August 23.

According to local fire authorities, 632 structures had been destroyed and 34 others were damaged by the blaze.

Evacuation orders and warnings were in effect for many parts of El Dorado and Amador counties.

The National Weather Service reported on Monday that residents in the Reno and Sparks, Nevada, areas were experiencing record-setting poor air quality because of wildfire smoke. Credit: Steve Holland via Storyful