National group takes look at wildfire issues in county


It’s certainly no secret Mariposa County is in an area prone to large wildfires.
In fact, the county has experienced two major fires in the past two years — Detwiler in 2017 and Ferguson in 2018.
It’s also no secret many agencies are working on how to lessen the danger of fire. From CAL FIRE to the U.S. Forest Service, officials are constantly trying to find ways to better communicate as well as educate the public about how to reduce the risks.
But there is another angle of attack many may not c...

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