Video released showing gender reveal starting massive wildfire

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TUCSON, AZ (WCMH) β€” A new video has been released showing a baby gender reveal gone wrong that the U.S. Forest Service said started a massive wildfire.

In the video shot in April, you can see the explosion that officials believe caused the fire in Tucson.

The fire burned nearly 47-thousand acres of state land in a little more than a week.

According to officials, no injuries were reported and no homes were lost.

Officials said the fire did burn timber, brush and grass that eventually spread through Coronado National Forest.

U.S. Border Patrol Agent Dennis Dickey has been charged with starting the fire without a permit.

Dickey appeared in federal court in October where he was sentenced to pay 100 thousand dollars upfront and 500-thousand dollars every month for the next 20 years.

He also agreed to conduct a public service announcement with the U.S. Forest Service about the cause of the fire.

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