Downed trees obstruct Sierra area rescue effort



As the MCSO/USFS rescue party reached the Fish Creek area, they encountered several very large trees that had fallen in their path during the windstorm. Submitted photoWinds once again whipped the Sierra this week, leaving emergency personnel trapped for a time behind massive fallen trees blocking the roadway, even as they rescued a group of people stranded in the snow.
The Madera County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) reported that, shortly after 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 23, Deputy Seth Wright and Corp...

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