With rolling blackouts through the State of Washington, due to all-time record heat and low relative humidity, wildfires are prime to be igniting every opportunity it presents itself and this one is the newest incdent on the block.

Credit: Google Maps

The fire is located on the American River Road near the Oxbow Reservoir on the Tahoe National Forest lands.

Firefighters and resources from the CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit are assisting the Tahoe National Forest personnel on a wildfire near Oxbow Reservoir.

This is the MOSQUITO FIRE formerly the VOLCANO FIRE.

As of 2014 hours PT, the fire was estimated between five-to-six acres in very steep, inaccessible terrain and appeared to have extreme fire behavior with a high rate of spread.

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