Lead Agency: TNF
Size (acres): 41,443
Percent Contained: 10%
Estimate of Containment: October 15, 2022
25,108 acres according to FIRIS
Total Personnel: 1,700
Structure threatened: 3,666
5,400 Population affected in MANDATORY zone
4,300 Population affected in WARNING zone
Fuels Involved: brush, timber
Cause Is Under Investigation.
Unified Command: CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit, USFS Tahoe National Forest, Foresthill Fire Protection District, and Placer County Sheriff’s Office.
Mosquito, Tahoe NF, USFS. Unified command with Cal Fire and PCSO. Timber, brush and hardwood litter. Active fire behavior with uphill runs, wind-driven runs and short-range spotting. Numerous structures threatened. Evacuations, road, area and trail closures in effect. See Western States Trail map below.
CalFire page: https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/2022/9/6/mosquito-fire/