Tuolumne County California
Federal prosecutors have declined to address a district attorney’s claim that they intend to prosecute the hunter who allegedly started the Rim Fire that raged through Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Foothills.
Federal officials are expected to file charges against the person they believe started the wildfire that raged through Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Foothills earlier this year.
“It’s devastating because you may have a community of 3,000 people and 300 of them are working in or related to the saw mill,” said David Bischel with the California Forestry Association.
At 2 a.m., rescuers found Wayne Folmer more than a mile from camp. They stayed with him through the night until a California Highway Patrol helicopter took him to the hospital first thing in the morning.
The trio set up near Pinecrest in Tuolumne County and spend a few moments scouting the area before they planned to meet at the campsite. But at around 3 p.m. on Monday, the longtime Stockton church leader vanished.