Mariposa & Yosemite

Mariposa firefighters raise $2,500 for American Cancer Society

The Mariposa County Fire Department raised more than $2,500 in a "Fill the Boot" event for the American Cancer Society. Firefighters stood at the intersection of highways 49 and 140, near Pioneer Market, collecting donation from passing drivers. The event was organized by Marcella Good and Hallie Wass.

Firefighters will also participate in Mariposa's Relay for Life event, scheduled for May 15-16 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds.