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Teen Responsible for Massive Fire in Oregon Owes Nearly $37M in Restitution

A teenager who started a huge wildfire in the scenic Columbia River Gorge in Oregon will owe restitution for a t least a decade. Eleven requests for restitution totaling almost $37 million have been submitted to a court. That covers …

Defense Lawyer Questions Charges in Massive Utah Wildfire

A defense attorney questioned misdemeanor charges against a man accused of accidentally sparking a massive Utah wildfire that destroyed 13 homes and cost some $40 million to fight. Attorney Andrew Deiss said after a Tuesday court hearing that part of …