Deputy drives through Mosquito Fire to rescue couple

An older couple was rescued from the Mosquito Fire line by a Northern California sheriff’s deputy, authorities said. The couple and their two dogs were inside an evacuated area of ​​the fire when the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office was called this week. They said they were stuck on Volcanoville Road with no way to evacuate as their vehicle was disabled, the sheriff’s office said. The video shows the officer having to drive down a dirt road with heavy smoke and flames in some areas. The fire had jumped on both sides of the road with extremely low visibility, authorities said. (Watch the video of the officer’s car in the video player above.) “At one point, poor visibility forced the officer to stop and the flames touched the vehicle. Fortunately, winds blew the smoke out in time for the officer to drive to safety,” the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office said. El Dorado on social media. The Mosquito Fire has burned more than 41,400 acres of land in Placer and El Dorado counties. Parts of Volcanoville Road have been burned by the fire. It is unclear if any homes have been destroyed in the area | Read More | Mosquito Fire Burns Over 41,000 Acres, Firefighters Advance Containment The couple, their dogs and deputy were able to get out of the fire zone and to safety.(Click on the gallery below to view the shooting).

An older couple was rescued from the mosquito fire line by a Northern California sheriff’s deputy, authorities said.

The couple and their two dogs were inside an evacuated area of ​​the fire when the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office was called this week. They said they were stuck on Volcanoville Road with no way to evacuate as their vehicle was disabled, the sheriff’s office said.

The video shows the officer having to drive down a dirt road with heavy smoke and flames in some areas. The fire had jumped on both sides of the road with extremely low visibility, authorities said. (See the video of the officer’s car in the video player above.)

“At one point, low visibility forced the officer to pull over with flames touching the vehicle, fortunately winds blew the smoke out in time for the officer to drive to safety,” the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. social networks.

The Mosquito Fire has burned more than 41,400 acres of land in Placer and El Dorado counties. Parts of Volcanoville Road have been burned by the fire. It is unclear if any houses have been destroyed in the area.

| Read more | Mosquito Fire Burns Over 41K Acres, Firefighters Advance Containment

The couple, their dogs and the officer were able to get out of the fire zone and to safety.

(Click through the gallery below to see the shooting.)

Leave a Comment