The life of a firefighter spouse means loneliness and insecurity

This past fire season was especially difficult for many in County

Jason and Malina Bondshu are shown. Submitted photos

Firefighters and other first responders worked courageously last summer in Mariposa County.

They saved countless properties and lives and eventually snuffed out the Detwiler Fire, one of the worst fires in the history of Mariposa County.

There are still signs along the highways thanking the firefighters for their bravery.

While their acts will long be remembered by community members, the spouses and partners of those firefighters a...

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