Maclean, John N.
August 2010
High Country News;8/2/2010, Vol. 42 Issue 13, p12
The article focuses on the famous arson wildfires in the U.S. including the cases in Southern California's Esperanza Fire in 2006. It notes that Raymond Lee Oyler was convicted of arson and murder and sentenced to death after setting the fire that killed five men on a U.S. Forest Service engine crew. It also mentions that prosecutors accused him of 23 arson fires given that the ignition devices and the fires' locations show similarities. Several notable arson wildfires are also mentioned including Colorado's Hayman Fire in 2002, the Chediski Fire also in 2002 and the Station Fire in 2009.


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