Ritter Bethel, module leader for Engine 52 out of the Clearwater USFS in Madera County, on day 14 of fighting the Railroad Fire. Behind him is the sprawling dining area where 1,000 were served breakfast and dinner at the height of fire fighting activity.
Ritter Bethel, module leader for Engine 52 out of the Clearwater USFS in Madera County, on day 14 of fighting the Railroad Fire. Behind him is the sprawling dining area where 1,000 were served breakfast and dinner at the height of fire fighting activity. Debbie Sebastian Special to Sierra Star
Ritter Bethel, module leader for Engine 52 out of the Clearwater USFS in Madera County, on day 14 of fighting the Railroad Fire. Behind him is the sprawling dining area where 1,000 were served breakfast and dinner at the height of fire fighting activity. Debbie Sebastian Special to Sierra Star

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September 18, 2017 11:39 AM

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