Fire rips through town’s hillside

A bomber drops retardant on a wildland blaze that ripped up the hillside above Mariposa County High School Monday afternoon. The drop was visible just above the rooftops in downtown Mariposa as residents and visitors absorbed the fiery scenario.Just before 2 p.m. Monday afternoon, residents and visitors all over the town of Mariposa were fixed on the hillside above Mariposa County High School as a wildland blaze ripped through the tinder-dry brush and trees.
The fire, later named the Trabucco F...

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