Rim fire started by a hunter’s illegal fire

The fire was not started by a marijuana growing operation, despite rumors to the contrary, the U.S. Forest Service’s investigation unit and the Tuolumne County district attorney’s office concluded. The hunter has been identified and his name is being withheld pending further investigation, officials said.

via Rim fire started by a hunter’s illegal fire, Forest Service says – latimes.com.

Nice to see that rumor put to rest.  How did the rumor get started? Made up by law enforcement with an agenda.

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