Court rules on Moonlight Fire


Issue Date: August 21, 2013

A lawsuit brought by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection for monetary damages against Sierra Pacific Industries and other defendants has been dismissed in Plumas County Superior Court. The state and several private plaintiffs had alleged that a logger employed by SPI negligently started the Moonlight Fire on private land, which spread to the Plumas National Forest and other private holdings in 2007.

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