Lots of rain = tall grass and fire danger

CAL FIRE officials emphasize importance of preparing for wildfire

Though everyone hopes scenes like this helicopter taking on water from the Merced River aren’t repeated this year, the tall grass is a lurking danger in the county. CAL FIRE officials are asking everyone to be prepared for fire season. File photoThere’s little argument the weather in Mariposa County has been wet and cooler this spring.
But just because there has been plenty of rainfall, that doesn’t mean fire danger isn’t lurking around the corner.
“We don’t want residents to become complacent,”...

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