CHRISTOPHER WINTERFELDT/cwinterfeldt@mercedsunstar.com
U.S. Forest Service fireman Bo Rice, 28, works on putting out hot spots on fire division line Oscar using a hoe and a 2,500 foot hose line while fighting the Carsten Fire in the Sierra National Forest near Jerseydale in the Mariposa area on Monday (6-17-13).
CHRISTOPHER WINTERFELDT/cwinterfeldt@mercedsunstar.com U.S. Forest Service fireman Bo Rice, 28, works on putting out hot spots on fire division line Oscar using a hoe and a 2,500 foot hose line while fighting the Carsten Fire in the Sierra National Forest near Jerseydale in the Mariposa area on Monday (6-17-13). Merced Sun-Star
CHRISTOPHER WINTERFELDT/cwinterfeldt@mercedsunstar.com U.S. Forest Service fireman Bo Rice, 28, works on putting out hot spots on fire division line Oscar using a hoe and a 2,500 foot hose line while fighting the Carsten Fire in the Sierra National Forest near Jerseydale in the Mariposa area on Monday (6-17-13). Merced Sun-Star

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