This past week's been a rough one in the drought-stricken hills southeast of Los Angeles, what with the big 3-square-mile fire damaging a few homes and buildings. Although it's now fully contained, it still managed to tear up a 1,005-acre swath of fiery destruction through Riverside County. What could have caused such a destructive force. Let's find out:
"A stolen Honda Civic that was set ablaze sparked a wildfire that threatened houses in the hills southeast of Los Angeles and forced hundreds to temporarily evacuate, officials said Monday."
Damn you Honda, and your damnable easy-to-light Civic!
Burning Car Blamed for Calif. Wildfire [SFGate.com]