Western Wildfires

Two firefighters from Cosumnes Fire Department carry water hoses while holding a fire line to keep the Caldor Fire from spreading Friday in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. [AP PHOTO/JAE C. HONG]

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Firefighters are making progress on a California wildfire threatening South Lake Tahoe, officials said Saturday, lifting hopes for tens of thousands of residents who are waiting this weekend to return to the resort town.

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