Most people know that in the police, military and fire services, that they would never, ever turn their back on the enemy. Yet in Mariposa, that is exactly what the overwhelming majority of able-bodied people have done.
Whether unknowingly or by simple lack of understanding their own desperate situation, plain old ignorance or self consumption, the people of Mariposa have allowed the volunteer fire services within their own communities to fall to a level that is absolutely insuffic...
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