Firefighters: Orosi fire started by ATV
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Investigators are blaming the use of an all terrain vehicle for a wildfire that burned in Tulare County.
The fire started Tuesday evening on stokes mountain, east of Orosi, off Avenue 384 and Road 176. It's now fully contained. More than 200 fire crews battled flames that burned 879-acres.
Firefighters say it was started by an ATV. The ATV's exhaust system came in contact with the dry vegetation sparking the fire.
Cal-Fire is asking everyone who lives, works and visits the wild land to be safety minded while operating any equipment that could start a fire.
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