How much a wild fire costs local government to contain it?


#1

It looks like 84.5k is too cheap here, may be it is correct fro idaho !

BOISE - Idaho officials have sent an $84,500 bill to the parent of a juvenile after fire investigators determined the juvenile started a wildfire with mortar-style fireworks.

The Idaho Department of Lands in a news release Thursday says the July 7 brush fire burned 420 acres of grazing land near the northern Idaho town of White Bird.

Officials determined the fire was caused by negligent behavior and Idaho law requires the person responsible be billed for firefighting costs.


#2

Shooooooooooot. Does that family even have $85K? Better move to the BA and start working kid–send the money home.