(NEW YORK POST) YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — A gigantic wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park began when a hunter allowed an illegal fire to escape, the U.S. Forest Service said Thursday.

The agency said there is no indication the hunter was involved with illegal marijuana cultivation, which a local fire chief had speculated as the possible cause of blaze.

No arrests have been made, and the hunter’s name was being withheld pending further investigation, according to the Forest Service.

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