'A problem in every national forest': tree thieves were behind Washington wildfire

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Tree theft, which led to the deadly Maple Fire in Washington, may be costing the US Forest Service up to $100m each year

When two men discovered a rare and valuable 90ft-tall bigleaf maple tree in Washington State’s Olympic National Forest last year, they allegedly set about trying to steal it.


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