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Mosquito Fire

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Tahoe National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
13120 Loma Rica Grass Valley California 95945
Nevada City, CA 95959

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Local Fire Information: 211
Email: 2022.mosquito@firenet.gov
Phone: 530-264-8309
Hours: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., daily

Evacuation Change: Downgrades, Multiple Zones, Placer County (09-20-22)

Mosquito Fire Wildfire
Announcements – 9/20/2022

MOSQUITO FIRE – EVACUATION UPDATE
RELEASE DATE: 09/20/2022       TIME: 4:00 p.m.


Per the Placer County Sheriff’s Office, effective at 4:00 p.m. today:
 

The following zones have changed to an Evacuation Warning, and repopulation may now occur:

  • Zone 6A - Corner of Elliott Ranch Rd and Foresthill Rd
  • Zone 21A - East of Humbug Ridge, west of Westville, south of the North Fork of the American River, north of Foresthill Rd
  • Zone 25A - East of Humbug Ridge, Sawtooth Ridge down to the North Fork of the American River


Evacuation Warnings have been lifted in the following Zones, which are now open with no restrictions:

  • Zone 2- Baker Ranch MHP
  • Zone 5- Black Oak Ridge Rd, Blackhawk Ln, Ebbert Ranch Rd, Old Ebberts Ranch Rd
  • Zone 6B- Finning Mill Rd to Sugar Pine Rd to Elliot Ranch Rd to Foresthill Rd, Big Reservoir Rd, Giant Gap Rd, Hollow Log Rd, Prospect Rd, NF-10
  • Zone 21B- East of Sugar Pine Reservoir, west of Humbug Ridge, south of the North Fork of the American River, north of Elliott Ranch Rd
  • Zone 25B- West of Humbug Ridge, Sawtooth Ridge down to the North Fork of the American River


Residents Only

Residentsmust provide identification upon entrance through the listed traffic control points:

  • Mosquito Ridge Rd at Foresthill Rd
  • Soap St at Lowe St
  • Michigan Bluff Rd at Chicken Hawk Rd


Road Closures:

  • Foresthill Rd is closed at Elliott Ranch Rd
  • Soda Springs Rd is closed at the North Fork of the American River
  • McKinney Rubicon Springs 


Enter your address into the interactive map to view the current status of your zone.

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As residents return home, we ask they remain aware of their surroundings as public safety personnel continue to work in the area. Areas still under an evacuation order will continue to be patrolled and monitored by deputies and other law enforcement. We will continue to keep the community updated with new information and thank everyone for their patience and understanding as we monitor the current conditions to determine when it is safest for residents to return home. You can access important information about returning home after a fire here
  

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