Traffic Update….Injury Collision I-80 Near Iceland Grade

Traffic Update….Injury Collision I-80 Near Iceland Grade

Floristan, CA…Traffic Update….Injury Collision I-80 Near Iceland Grade Incident: 00071 Type: Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt Location: EB ICELAND GRADE – TOP OF Loc Desc: EB ICELAND GRADE Lat/Lon: 39.369700 -120.045325 Detail Information 8:29 PM 18 [57] [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 MILNE TOW 530-587-6000 8:26 PM 17 [55] [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 DEPENDABLE TOW 530-587-5292 8:25 PM […]

Traffic Update….Vehicle vs Skateboarder Near Lake Forest Rd / Sr28

Traffic Update….Vehicle vs Skateboarder Near Lake Forest Rd / Sr28

Dollar Point, CA…Traffic Update….Vehicle vs Skateboarder Near Lake Forest Rd / Sr28 Incident: 00023 Type: Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt Location: Lake Forest Rd / Sr28 Loc Desc: Lat/Lon: 39.189834 -120.113372 Detail Information 12:18 PM 9 [18] 1039 CALFIRE GRV 12:17 PM 8 [17] A80-011 UNABLE TO RUN C3- ADVS FIRE EXTENDED 11:57 AM 7 [16] 1039 […]

Flash Flood Watch in Burn Scar Areas Through Tuesday Evening

Flash Flood Watch in Burn Scar Areas Through Tuesday Evening

Sacramento, CA…Heavy rainfall over the Mosquito burn scar is expected up to and during the period of the watch. Residents near the Mosquito burn scar should prepare for potential flooding impacts. Be sure to stay up to date with information from local authorities. Heavy rainfall could trigger flash flooding of low-lying areas, urbanized street flooding, […]

Mosquito Fire Now 76,290 Acres, 39% Contained & Repopulation Accelerating

Mosquito Fire Now 76,290 Acres, 39% Contained & Repopulation Accelerating

Foresthill, CA…Repopulation is occurring in some previously evacuated areas in Placer and El Dorado counties. Read the news releases under the announcements tab or view the interactive maps online (links below) for the current status of all evacuation zones. Widespread rain over the fire area continues to reduce fire behavior, but warm, dry weather will return at […]

Mosquito Fire Grows to 58,544 Acres, 20% Containment & 3,052 Personnel. Tahoe Air Quality Improves

Mosquito Fire Grows to 58,544 Acres, 20% Containment & 3,052 Personnel.  Tahoe Air Quality Improves

Foresthill, CA…The fire was active Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, particularly on the northeast side. Night-shift crews completed firing operations on the north side from Forks House Trailhead to the Deadwood Road. On the west side, south of Foresthill where the fire spotted over the Middle Fork of the American River Tuesday afternoon, fire activity […]

The Mosquito Fire Now 46,587 Acres, 10% Containment, 2,397 Personnel

The Mosquito Fire Now 46,587 Acres, 10% Containment,  2,397 Personnel

Foresthill, CA…Overnight fire behavior was moderate. The reported acreage Monday morning is unchanged from Sunday night because the overnight infrared flight that collects perimeter data was cancelled due to abundant cloud cover. An updated acreage estimate will be provided as soon as other sources provide adequate information to determine the current perimeter. Night-shift crews on […]

Mosquito Fire is 41,443 Acres, 10% Contained, 1,808 Total Personnel, Fire Behavior Moderates

Mosquito Fire is 41,443 Acres, 10% Contained, 1,808 Total Personnel, Fire Behavior Moderates

Foresthill, CA…Fire activity moderated Saturday night as humidity increased. Smoke and clouds over the fire Sunday should somewhat reduce fire behavior, although the vegetation remains critically dry and is burning readily. Firefighters are taking full advantage of the reduced fire behavior and using direct-suppression tactics as much as they can. Where they are unable to […]

September 10th Mosquito Fire Update, 33,754 Acres & Rate of Growth Slows

September 10th Mosquito Fire Update, 33,754 Acres & Rate of Growth Slows

Foresthill, CA…The Mosquito Fire was detected the evening of Tuesday, September 6, and is actively burning actively near Oxbow Reservoir, 4 miles east of Foresthill, in brush and timber in very steep and rugged terrain. The fire was less active overnight Friday than previous nights. Cooler, more humid weather conditions Saturday should reduce fire behavior […]

Fire Update….(Updated) Mosquito Fire Surges to 29,585 Acres, 0% Contained, 1,700 Personnel Assigned.

Fire Update….(Updated) Mosquito Fire Surges to 29,585 Acres, 0% Contained, 1,700 Personnel Assigned.

Foresthill, CA…The Mosquito Fire is burning actively near Oxbow Reservoir, 3 miles east of Foresthill, in brush and timber in very steep and rugged terrain. Fire is under unified command with US Forest Service, CAL FIRE, Placer County Sheriff and Foresthill Fire Protection District.  The photo below is of smoke impacting Tahoe area from Diamond […]