In this September photo, an excavator removes trees that were bulldozed for a firebreak in the battle against the Rim Fire along Dodge Ridge in the Stanislaus National Forest, near Tuolumne City, Calif. Some local fire officials say the state’s fire prevention fee has hampered tax measures on the ballot.
In this September photo, an excavator removes trees that were bulldozed for a firebreak in the battle against the Rim Fire along Dodge Ridge in the Stanislaus National Forest, near Tuolumne City, Calif. Some local fire officials say the state’s fire prevention fee has hampered tax measures on the ballot. Rich Pedroncelli AP
In this September photo, an excavator removes trees that were bulldozed for a firebreak in the battle against the Rim Fire along Dodge Ridge in the Stanislaus National Forest, near Tuolumne City, Calif. Some local fire officials say the state’s fire prevention fee has hampered tax measures on the ballot. Rich Pedroncelli AP
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Fire districts losing tax votes point finger at state fee

October 23, 2015 05:01 PM