Sunday, 2 December 2018

How Not To Celebrate,

the birth of your son,

and get finned $100,000 and another $120,000 in monthly payments of $500 over 20 years, still it is better than paying the initial compensation set by the court $8,188,069, and this guy as a US Border Patrol agent should have known better, it started like this, agent Dennis Dickey decided to reveal the gender of his soon-to-be-born baby to family and friends in an explosive fashion, he never imagined that his stunt would spark a 45,000 acre wildfire, but that’s exactly what it did, the 37-yer-old Border Patrol agent planned to fire a shotgun at a target that would explode with either pink or blue powder, thus revealing the gender of his unborn child. There were a few things he didn’t really think through, though. First, he packed the target with a legal but highly explosive compound called Tannerite, for a more dramatic effect, and he also chose to place that target among dry grasses and mesquite trees. When Dickey fired his shotgun, blue smoke exploded from the target, revealing that his child was a boy, but there was no time to celebrate, as the explosion immediately ignited the surrounding the dry plants,

the flames spread quickly and eventually turned into a massive wildfire that burned through over 45,000 acres of land along Arizona’s Highway 83 and forcing hundreds of people out of their homes. Known as the Sawmill Wildfire, the blaze took around 800 firefighters a week to put out and cost the state millions of dollars in damages and suppression costs, the Sawmill Wildfire ravaged Arizona in April of 2017, but a video of the stupid accident that caused it was only recently published by the Arizona Star newspaper from the U.S. Forest Service, as well as the fines Dickey also agreed to serve five years probation and appear in public service videos to discourage others from making the same mistake he did, “I feel absolutely horrible about it” Dennis Dickey said at one of his hearings. “It was probably one of the worst days of my life.” all I can say is that it was a good job it was not twins!

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