North Texas Volunteer Firefighter Charged with Starting Two Wildfires

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

WICHITA FALLS -- A volunteer firefighter in Texas remains in jail on $1 million bond after he was charged with starting two wildfires.

Kyle Everett Harmon is accused of sparking a 2,000-acre blaze that caused severe burns to one of his colleagues.

Harmon told authorities he started one grass fire because he was bored and knew he'd be called in to fight it.

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