Clear and present danger

Fire threat remains real in Mariposa County

Work on repairing damage caused by the Detwiler Fire took place mainly in September and October of last year. Submitted photo by CAL FIRE

Jaime Williams didn’t get to spend Christmas at home in December.

Instead, she was part of the team battling the largest wildfire in California history.

“In December,” said Williams, public information officer for the CAL FIRE Madera Mariposa-Merced Unit.

That is significant.

Williams said she wasn’t upset about not being home for Christmas beca...

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