With more than 20,000 forced to flee their South Lake Tahoe homes, Highway 50 became backed up for miles with zero forward movement.
The video posted above is a compilation of what evacuations in the area have looked like, as flames move closer and smoke chokes the region.
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A voice behind the camera is heard saying of South Lake Tahoe, "this may be the last time I see this town."
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