Mosquito Fire Forces Thousands of Evacuations, Threatens Gold Rush Towns, Tahoe National Forest

The Mosquito Fire ignited September 6 near the Oxbow Reservoir in Placer County and quickly grew to nearly 30,000 acres. In the first days of the blaze, Cal Fire’s aircrafts had difficulty accurately mapping its perimeter due to the heavy, volcano-like smoke.

In just over 24 hours, the Mosquito Fire grew to 6,900 acres, and it was double that — 13,700 acres — by the following evening, extending south into El Dorado County.

The towns of Georgetown, Volcanoville, Bottle Hill, and Quintette were all ordered to evacuate, along with the Placer County town of Foresthill. Todd Valley, just west of Foresthill in Placer County, was also placed under mandatory evacuation orders.

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Speak to a Mosquito Fire Lawyer

If you or a loved one were affected by the Mosquito Fire, an experienced Northern California fire lawyer can get you the compensation you need to help you recover from this terrible tragedy and move on with your life.

Even if you have insurance, Singleton Schreiber’s Mosquito fire lawyers can help to ensure you receive the maximum compensation you deserve.

Book your free consultation with a San Diego fire lawyer to find out more about our Mosquito Fire lawsuit.

Our Northern California Fire Lawyers Can Get You Compensation for Damages From the Mosquito Fire

If you or a loved one have experienced a Mosquito Fire evacuation, property damage or loss, or any injury, hospitalization, wrongful death, psychological trauma, or other long-term health issue caused by the Mosquito Fire or other recent California wildfires, the expert Northern California fire attorneys at Singleton Schreiber can help you recover the fair and full compensation you need to move forward with your life.

If You Have Experienced Any of the Following, You May Be Eligible for Mosquito Fire Compensation.​

  • Expensive Evacuation
  • Wrongful Death from Fire or Smoke
  • Hospitalization
  • Serious Burns
  • Other Serious Personal Injury
  • Long-Term Health Effects
  • Psychological Impact
  • Home Loss
  • Structure Loss
  • Damage to Animals/Pets
  • Damage to Timber/Trees
  • Erosion
  • Vegetation Loss
  • Damage to Landscaping
  • Significant Property Damage
  • Economic Loss
  • Agriculture Loss
  • Damage to Infrastructure
  • Business Loss
  • Business Interruption
  • Smoke Damage
  • Damage from Soot & Ash
  • Underinsured Property
  • FEMA Assistance
  • Utility & Other Service Interruptions
  • Housing Market Impacts

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