Quick response

Photo by Greg LittleA helicopter pilot prepares to make a water drop at the Bootjack Fire, which broke out early Tuesday afternoon. A call went out for a structure fire in the 4500 block of Indian Peak Road. The blaze then spread into the surrounding wildland. Units from CAL FIRE, Mariposa County Fire and the Sierra National Forest were quickly on the scene of the fire. Air support, too, was quick to arrive, including helicopters and tankers dropping retardant. The blaze was at about eight acres...

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