Student bonfire blamed for 1 of 3 Cal...

Student bonfire blamed for 1 of 3 Calif. wildfires

There are 2 comments on the The Associated Press story from Nov 19, 2008, titled Student bonfire blamed for 1 of 3 Calif. wildfires . In it, The Associated Press reports that:

A group of college students who lit a ridge-top bonfire is being blamed for accidentally sparking one of three ferocious wildfires that collectively destroyed about 1,000 homes and blacked more than 65 square ...

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San Jose, CA

#1 Nov 19, 2008
College students? Seriously? Adults started the fire? No malicious intent, but can they be prosecuted for blatant and willfull disregard for the safety of others by starting a fire during fire season in a tinderbox? They obviously knew better, and didn't care. Infuriating. Really infuriating.

Seaside, CA

#2 Nov 19, 2008
It's the age group, they alao go marching off to war for sketchy causes and still can't buy a beer...Give 18 yr. olds adult responsibility and we get more adult behavior

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