Videos Show Burned Homes in the Area of the Mosquito Fire

With the fast-moving nature of the Mosquito Fire in the Sierra foothills near Foresthill, California, fire officials have been concentrating their resources on stopping the fire in populated areas. CalFire has not been able to officially report on loss of structures in the now 23,000 acre fire, but videos online show devastation in Placer County.

Journalists on the scene of the fire have witnessed homes burned down along Volcanoville Road in Georgetown:

And also along Michigan Bluff Road:

On a positive note, some of the homes survived the blaze:

Law enforcement and fire officials have spent the early morning on Friday going door-to-door in the rural regions near the fire to ensure that everyone is evacuating immediately. With another dry, hot day in the forecast, the fire could move into more populated regions. You can find the complete evacuation zone here.

Learn more about the fire here

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