FINAL Update, October 31, 2022
This page will be updated only if conditions changed.
The Mosquito Fire is 100% contained.
California Interagency Incident Management Team (IMT) 10 has transitioned command of the Mosquito Fire back to the Tahoe and Eldorado National Forests under two type 3 IMTs.
For information please call: (530) 264-8309
Mosquito Fire meeting and briefing videos: YouTube
Tahoe National Forest: Closure Orders & Maps | Fire Restrictions | Facebook | Twitter
Eldorado National Forest: Closure Orders & Maps | Fire Restrictions | Facebook | Twitter
Placer County: Mosquito Fire Information | Facebook | Twitter | Post-Fire Recovery
El Dorado County: Mosquito Fire Information | Facebook | Twitter | Post-Fire Assistance
Mosquito Fire photos and videos: Media Assets
The Mosquito Fire was detected the evening of Tuesday, September 6, and burned east of Foresthill, California, predominantly on the Tahoe and Eldorado National Forests in Placer and El Dorado counties, respectively. Road closures, National Forest closures, and fire restrictions remain in effect. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
|Current as of||Fri, 11/04/2022 - 12:32|
|Date of Origin|
|Location||4 miles East of Foresthill, California|
|Incident Commander||Eric Petterson CIIMT 10 IC;
Dustan Mueller Deputy IC
39° 0' 21'' Latitude
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
|Estimated Containment Date||2022-10-22 18:00:00|
Timber (Grass and Understory) Chaparral (6 feet) Timber (Litter and Understory)
Minimal Smoldering, Creeping
|Projected Incident Activity||
Fire activity is expected to remain minimal.