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Meteorite Not to Blame for New Hampshire Wildfire, Say Experts

Humans started the blaze last fall in the White Mountains.

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Last week, New Hampshire fire officials put to rest a rumor that last fall’s Dilly Creek Fire in the White Mountains was sparked by a meteorite. Instead, they say, humans started the fire. About 95 percent of the state’s wildfires can be traced back to people.