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Running Rodents Aflame a Concern in Spreading Fire

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Imagine this if you will. A fire in a forest finds itself near a rodent, whose fur lights on fire. Still alive, the little guy flees to another part of the unburned forest only to light dry brush, thus spreading the fire. That's what firefighters are dealing with in the Oak Glen III Fire out in San Bernardino County, according to a brief in the Press-Enterprise. Rodents are trying to flee the fire and cross Oak Glen Road only for firefighters to pick them up and throw them back into the burning forest. The 43-world brief has definitely caught readers' attention in the comments section: some are angered (and for different reasons) and disturbed by the news and some think it's funny as hell.