Stubborn fire burns in Briceburg area

Crews battling steep terrain

This photo shows the Briceburg Fire burning near the area of the Sweetwater Mine. Crews have been battling the blaze since Sunday and an incident command has been established at the fairgrounds. Submitted photoIt had been quite some time since smoke from a wildfire was hanging over Mariposa County for any extended amount of time.
But that all changed on Sunday afternoon when a blaze broke out near Briceburg along Highway 140, east of Mariposa. The fire broke out at 2:34 p.m., according to CAL FI...

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