46 Structures Destroyed in Mosquito Fire, 49,761 Acres Burned
A fire that ignited on September 6th in Volcanoville, California has burned over 49, 761 acres as of today.
It has destroyed 46 structures, including more than two-dozen homes and 21 other buildings. The Mosquito Fire has also spread into the Sierra Nevada mountains.
It is currently the largest fire that is burning in California and has only 18% containment as of Tuesday, September 13th.
This fire is affecting the El Dorado and Placer counties and has forced more than 11,200 people to evacuate.
There are also nearly 6,000 structures that are being threatened as the fire continues.
Cal Fire has reported that smoke will affect the air quality of multiple surrounding states, such as Nevada, Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.
Children, pregnant people, and those with heart or lung disease are at a greater risk of being heavily impacted by the poor air quality.
The state of California is currently battling 12 different wildfires, one of which is the Fairview Fire that has burned over 28,300 acres and has killed two people.
If you or a loved one has been affected by the harsh effects of a wildfire, you are entitled to compensation. Whether your home has acquired damage, or you have experienced respiratory problems, our fire damage attorneys can offer legal assistance.
Contact our firm today for further questions. You may reach us by phone at (888) 529-3111, or email at [email protected].