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Man accused of starting N. California wildfire
« on: July 13, 2014, 05:37:50 AM »
4 1/2 square miles. That is one heck of a blunt. The name has to be a joke though.

 REDDING, Calif. (AP) -- Officials say a 27-year-old man who was allegedly at an illegal marijuana plot is suspected of starting a wildfire that has burned more than 41/2 square miles of forested land in northern California.

CalFire says Freddie Alexander Smoke III was arrested Saturday and accused of recklessly causing a fire and with marijuana cultivation, both felonies.

The agency says he was delivering material to the pot site in Shasta County when the exhaust from his truck ignited dry grass.

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