Morris Fire Started by Teenager, Police Say
One day before the Station Fire began, the Morris Fire ignited in the Angeles National Forest above Azusa and Glendora, prompting the closure of Highway 39 and a handful of evacuations of camping areas. Today authorities said that a 13-year-old boy started the fire, but did not say how it was started, according to the LA Times. The case was presented to the district attorney's office, which will decide if there will be any charges. The Morris Fire, which began around 4:27 pm on Tuesday, August 25, burned 2,168 acres and is 100 percent contained.