Oakhurst brush fire on Monday afternoon, Aug. 18, 2014. Video courtesy of Madera County Sheriff's Department. The fire grew and by Monday evening reached 500 acres, forcing mandatory evacuations.
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Tyler Takeda, sports editor for The Madera Tribune, shares his opinion on high school football in Madera, California.
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