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Offbeat A couple whose prenatal party had caused a fire in California sued

18:45  21 july  2021
18:45  21 july  2021 Source:   parismatch.com

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a couple whose party organized to reveal the sex of their child had caused a murderous fire in California is pursued for unintentional homicide.

  Un couple dont la fête prénatale avait provoqué un incendie en Californie poursuivi en justice © Will Lester / AP / SIPA

The party had fired at the tragedy. In September 2020, a couple provoked a tragic fire in California. The flames of El Dorado Fire had destroyed thousands of hectares in the mountainous and dry area of ​​San Bernardino and provoked the death of a firefighter. During the event organized in order to reveal to their loved ones the sex of their future child, the pyrotechnic material used that day had exploded and marked the beginning of this catastrophe. Monday, the authorities announced that Refugio Manuel Jimenez Jr. and Angela Renee Jimenez were charged for unintentional homicide.

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The local media reported at the time that the two had done everything to turn off the fire with Water but the strong wind and the great drought had quickly made uncontrollable. In all, it took more than two months to achieve this fire in which, in addition to the death of a firefighter, thirteen other rescuers were injured. The " Desert Sun " indicates that the jimenez were released after paying each $ 50,000 deposit. They incurs up to 20 years in prison.

Other similar accidents

Accidents In recent years have accumulated during prenatal festivals or "Gender Party". In February, a man lost his life in Michigan as he participated in a baby shower. Evan Thomas Silva, aged 26, was mortally touched by the bursts of a little barrel in Confetti who exploded. The object had been triggered to reveal the sex of the future baby. But at the moment when the barrel was shot, the metal tips were projected in the garden where the party was taking place, indicated CNN . In Texas, in 2019, an aircraft crashed after dropping, at low altitude, more than one tonne of colored water in pink, to announce the birth of a girl. The accident had fortunately did not do victims. The same year, in Iowa, a 56-year-old woman, was killed by the debris projected by a craft bomb, during a similar festival. At the beginning of the month, in Canada, a similar event also provoked a violent fire. In 2017, a father from Arizona had been sentenced to $ 8 million after provoking a fire that had destroyed nearly 20,000 hectares.

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