Taxpayers pay half the costs when Durango-Silverton train starts fires

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Taxpayers pay half the costs when Durango-Silverton train starts fires

Forest Service responded to about 20 fires in two decades costing $1.2 million
Federal records show the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad has a long history of starting wildfires, and paying significantly less than the total cost of fighting the fires, leaving taxpayers with about half the bill.

Taxpayers pay half the costs when Durango-Silverton train starts fires

Federal records show the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad has a long history of starting wildfires, and paying significantly less than the total cost of fighting the fires, leaving taxpayers with about half the bill.
Is it fair that taxpayers pay about half the costs of fighting wildfires started by the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad?
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