Fire at a glance (numbers)

  • Incident Name: Mosquito, Foresthill
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: NEU
  • Size (acres): .02
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: September 3, 2022
  • Personnel: 40+
  • Structures Destroyed: 1

Mosquito, Baltimore Mine Road in Foresthill, Placer County. Residential structure fire into the vegetation.

September 3, 2022 at 4:15 PM

Both spot fires have been contained, per the IC. Tankers 88 and 89 are being released by Air Attack.

September 3, 2022 at 4:12 PM

Mosquito Air Attack releasing helicopter back to White Cloud.

September 3, 2022 at 4:05 PM

One tanker and one helicopter working the spots.

September 3, 2022 at 3:57 PM

Air Attack is back overhead, several spot fires in the area.

September 3, 2022 at 3:26 PM

Resources are being released back to their stations. Mop-up operations will take several hours. All aircraft are off the fire. Final report.

September 3, 2022 at 3:15 PM

Mosquito Air Attack is releasing CAL FIRE helicopter back to Auburn and Tanker 88 back to Grass Valley.

September 3, 2022 at 3:11 PM

Ground resources are making good progress on the structure fire, the small spot is almost completely lined.

September 3, 2022 at 3:05 PM

Tanker 88 is back over the fire, one helicopter still working the spot fire.

September 3, 2022 at 3:00 PM

Mosquito Air Attack is releasing the TNF helicopter back to White Cloud.

September 3, 2022 at 2:55 PM

Mosquito IC reports good knockdown on the structure. One 20′ by 20′ spot in the drainage being worked by helicopters and crew. One additional crew to respond, releasing the second dozer.

September 3, 2022 at 2:44 PM

Tankers to drop parallel to the power lines. There are no evacuations or road closures.

September 3, 2022 at 2:40 PM

One small spot outside the perimeter of the structure fire, otherwise the fire is confined to the 1,500- sq. ft. two-story building.

September 3, 2022 at 2:35 PM

Hazards in the area are power lines, helicopter is at scene, water source has been located.

September 3, 2022 at 2:32 PM

Air Attack reports fully involved structure, minor extension to the wildland only. Engines are arriving at scene.

September 3, 2022 at 2:28 PM

Air Attack, helicopter and tankers arriving over the fire. Updated location is Baltimore Mine Road.

September 3, 2022 at 2:18 PM

Fire is located in the Mosquito Ridge Road and Foresthill Road. This will be the Mosquito Fire. Now reported as a structure fire with extension to the vegetation.

Mosquito Fire

September 3, 2022 at 2:13 PM

Smoke report from Mount Howell, dark top smoke about 10-12 miles out. Wolf Mountain lookout also reporting smoke, in the Foresthill area. Full wildland dispatch on order.