California Sues In-N-Out, Saying Its Responsible for Starting 2017 Wildfire

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection on Friday sued fast food chain In-n-Out, accusing it of being responsible for a 2017 grass fire.

The lawsuit, reported by The Tribune, seeks $1.2 million and says a wildfire was sparked on Sept. 20, 2017, on a property owned by the chain.

The fire was started by a tractor mowing grass on the property, which was allegedly covered in “dry annual grasses and scattered brush, which created a receptive bed of flammable vegetation,” according to the suit.

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SOURCE: The Hill, Tal Axelrod