(Inquisitr) ISadie Renee Johnson, 23, from Warm Springs, Oregon admitted to starting a wildfire on July 2013 by tossing a firework out of a car window that she was riding in. According to Bend Bulletin, the fire spread and burned more than 51,000 acres of timber and brush.
Johnson admitted that she tossed the firework at about 9:15 am. The fire was discovered within 15 minutes but was not contained immediately due to the strong winds. As a result, it spread to other areas on the reservation. Residents and visitors had to be evacuated for three days from 40 homes and the Kah-Nee-Ta Resort & Spa located near the fire. Reports indicate that no structures were damaged from the wildfire.
Johnson stated that she started the fire because her firefighter friends were bored and needed work. She also said that she did not expect the fire to grow so quickly and affect a large land area, and thought that the fire would burn for a short time and can be completely put out after only two days.
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