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bad hot tub wiring caused last year's Valley Fire
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the Valley Fire started in grassy hills and oak forest      web

webhttp://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Hot-tub-wiring-identified-as-cause-of-devastating-9135005.php
doc-titleHot tub wiring identified as cause of devastating Valley Fire
authorKurtis Alexander
publicationSan Francisco Chronicle
date2016-08-11
quote... a spark from a poorly insulated copper wire ended up igniting dry grass and leaves, setting the 76,067-acre Valley Fire in motion. ... when the blaze started no one was at the property on High Valley Road, a rural area marked by grassy hills and oak forest.
sourceSan Francisco Chronicle article on the 2015 Valley Fire

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