Firehouse

Station 75

Station 75 Wildland Fire Training


Serving the Mosquito/Swansboro Community

Mosquito FD Support Group Water Supply Operations Training

King Fire 2014

Divide Fire Academy

Deployment to the Bootleg Incident-Oregon 7/15/21

On the Line Bootleg Incident-Oregon 7/23/21

WELCOME TO THE MOSQUITO FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT!

The Mosquito Fire Protection District’s sole purpose is to protect and defend our community. The men and women of the District serve with skill, dedication, and determination. Whether it be fire, storm, medical emergency, or person needing assistance, the Fire District is there. We value service to the community through volunteering. If you desire to serve the community with your skills and talents, we have a place for you.

CHIEF’S REPORT

Calls for Service:   October 24-November 19 

Medical:   4

Storm Response 10/24- Trees/Branches down-Clear Roads

I would like to take the opportunity to recognize two important people and their families. Chief Leo Chaloux has served our community as Fire Chief and community protector for twenty-two years. Chief Chaloux and I met shortly after I came on board with the Fire District. After a great deal of arm twisting, Leo agreed to come back to us as a Battalion Chief, assisting with emergency response and volunteer training. Leo was instrumental in helping us rebuild our volunteer program and establishing Tuesday night training once again. He provided duty chief officer coverage on many occasions and his presence at emergency scenes created a calming effect. Leo’s command presence at the recent Gravel Fire resulted in a positive outcome for the neighborhood. A fully involved two story house, upon arrival, during windy Red Flag fire conditions, in a high fire danger area, had all the makings of a disaster.  Leo’s depth of experience proved invaluable.

Chief Chaloux is headed back to retirement status, but always available to us in the future. He feels the District is in good condition and headed in the right direction.  

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NEWS & EVENTS

SPOTLIGHT

Burn Day Status

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NOTE:  Burn Ban lifted effective 8:00am on Monday October 25, 2021.

For burn piles 4’x4′ and under obtain Cal Fire Burn Permit at:

https://burnpermit.fire.ca.gov

For burn piles larger than 4’x4′ obtain El Dorado County Air Quality Burn Permit at:

https://www.edcgov.us/government/airqualitymanagement/burn-permit-application