The Mosquito Fire started September 6th, East of the town of Foresthill in Placer County, California. Courtney Aviation provided Initial Attack services, continued mapping coverage with hotspot depiction, and updated perimeter mapping for the duration of the incident.
The Mosquito Fire was active for just 50 just days in Placer and El Dorado Counties, burning a total of 76,788 acres. The incident destroyed 78 structures and damaged 13 more. Early rains brought a welcomed close to the incident in late October.