Court in the USA sentenced the teenager of the family to pay $36 million
In the United States court ordered the teenager with Ukrainian roots to cover more than $36.6 million as a result of careless handling of fire that caused a major forest fire in 2017.
As follows from the published documents of the district court of Oregon, at the time of the crime he was 15 years old. It is noted that he threw a couple of firecrackers, one of which was the cause of the fire, which destroyed almost 20 thousand hectares of forest.
The parents of the young man in the year 2000 moved to the US from Odessa. His father worked as a chef and mother was a housewife, reports “RIA Novosti”.
A teenager can pay the amount not completely, but to stop payments, he can only in ten years. Also, it should work 1920 hours at the forest Service USA, write a letter of apology 152 people, as well as in a number of cities, departments, parks.
In December 2017 the largest in California history, the fire claimed the lives of 15 people and destroyed more than 1 thousand houses in Santa Barbara and Ventura. Authorities evacuated several thousand people. Governor Jerry brown said that the fires have become the norm for the state.