People line up Tuesday afternoon to speak about how the county should spend $20 million in Butte Fire settlement funds. Guy McCarthy /Union Democrat
Calaveras County supervisors Jack Garamendi, district 2, Merita Callaway, district 3, and Dennis Mills, district 3, talk about how Calaveras County government should spend $20 million in Butte Fire PG&E settlement funds Tuesday in San Andreas. Guy McCarthy / Union Democrat
Butte Fire-killed trees and debris are still on both sides of Rail Road Flat Road out in Mountain Ranch in Calaveras County more than three years after the devastating September 2015 Butte Fire. Guy McCarthy / Union Democrat
Hired workers cut and burn Butte Fire-killed trees and debris on private propaerty next to Mountain Ranch Road in Calaveras County, more than three years after the September 2015 disaster. Guy McCarthy / Union Democrat
Cal Fire workers, who declined to comment or explain what they were doing, survey Tuesday on Doster Road off West Murray Creek Road in the Butte Fire scar in Calaveras County, where a county worker was killed at a tree removal site on Monday.
Guy McCarthy / Union Democrat
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