Fire, smoke continue to swallow Mariposa County



Shown is a house on Cathedral Spires in Lushmeadows which appears to have survived a fire that broke out on Sunday afternoon. A pair of air drops by tankers may have made the difference in the fire not spreading. Retardant is visible in the foreground and background of this photo.This past Sunday was almost surreal in Mariposa County.
As the Ferris wheel at the Mariposa County Fair turned early in the afternoon, the sound of sirens then filled the air — along with the smoke that was already cau...

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