Wildfire near Foresthill, Placer County, CA, prompt evacuations

A wildfire that sparked Tuesday in the Tahoe National Forest just north of the border between Placer and El Dorado counties is displaying “extreme” fire behavior Wednesday, prompting mandatory evacuations including Foresthill, a town of about 1,500 people. The Mosquito Fire, at first called the Volcano Fire when it started just after 6 pm Tuesday, … Read more