House catches fire in near whiteout snow conditions in Mariposa


    <p>A house was destroyed by a fire in Mariposa. (Mariposa County Sheriff's Office) {/p}

    A house was destroyed by a fire in Mariposa.

    It happened Wednesday night at a house off Highway 49 between Usona Road and Stumpfield Mountain Road.

    The Mariposa County Sheriff's Office, CALFIRE and Mariposa County Fire went to help put out the fire in near whiteout snow conditions.

    The Sheriff's Office says everyone inside was able to get out safely, but the house is considered a total loss.

    The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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