Sheriff Says Campers Burning Poop in a Hole Started 500-Plus Acre Fire

Photo: Humboldt Toiyabe National Forest

Two campers are to blame for a fire that has consumed more than 500 acres in Nevada’s Voltaire Canyon as of Wednesday night, according to Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong.

Furlong said the campers were burning poop in a hole, reports the Reno Gazette Journal. They have been detained by the sheriff’s deputies.

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