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Gender Reveal Party Starts Massive Wildfire in California

What Happened:

  • A "smoke generating pyrotechnic device" used at a gender reveal party on Saturday started a massive wildfire that has grown to over 7,000 acres.

  • The fire started in the El Dorado Ranch Park and has spread north to the Yucaipa Ridge.

  • Evacuations have been ordered for Oak Glen, Yucaipa Ridge, Mountain Home Village and Forest Falls.

  • So far, no charges have been filed.

  • Multiple wildfires have been burning throughout California for several weeks now. Dry conditions, heat waves and lightning storms have contributed to the formation of these wildfires.

Photo Credit: Skeeze

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