Mosquito Fire Incident

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76,788 Acres

 

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100%

Contained

 

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Finalized

Active for 50 days  

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2 Counties

El Dorado and Placer  

Last Updated10/27/22 10:18 AM
Date Started09/06/22 6:00 PM
Date Contained10/27/22 10:18AM
Location InformationMosquito Road and OxBow Reservoir east of Foresthill, Placer County
Lat/Long[39.00591, -120.7447]
Administrative UnitUnified Command: Tahoe National Forest, El Dorado National Forest
Command TeamCAIIMT Team 5
CauseUnder Investigation
ReportsClick here for prior status reports
External Incident Linkhttps://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/8398/

Status Updates

Situation Summary

CAL FIRE is no longer in unified command on the Mosquito Fire. For more information, visit https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/8398/

Road Closures

View road closures in the vicinity of the Mosquito Fire on the Caltrans interactive map: https://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/

U.S. Forest Closures

The Rubicon Jeep Trail Closure went into effect on Friday, September 16 and is covered by two orders: Tahoe National Forest Order No. 17-22-10 which includes lands, roads and trails in the Mosquito Fire Area. View this order and related maps here: https://tinyurl.com/3uapupe5  and Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit Order No. 19-22-07 https://tinyurl.com/2p9ckfcr

El Dorado National Forest: The forest has issued a Forest Closure Order No. 03-22-16 which includes lands, roads and trails in the Mosquito Fire Area. View this order and related maps here: https://tinyurl.com/5dxz5cp6

Tahoe National Forest: The Tahoe National Forest has issued Forest Closure Order No. 17-22-09 which includes lands, roads and trails in the Mosquito Fire Area. View this order and related maps here:https://tinyurl.com/2dfxw6v9

Structure Status

In both Placer and El Dorado counties, Damage Inspection Specialist (DINS) Teams have completed assessments of all structures within the Mosquito Fire perimeter. The status of each structure can be found on either Placer County’s interactive map tinyurl.com/j9b28ufb or El Dorado County’s interactive map tinyurl.com/4pkujys9.

Post Fire Assistance

Placer County Local Assistance Center: tinyurl.com/65xbsw6t


El Dorado County Local Assistance Center: tinyurl.com/9svdyrr3

Evacuation Zone Map

Contact Information

Information Line
(530) 264-8309
Information Line (Local Line)
211
Email
2022.Mosquito@firenet.gov