Video shows gender reveal that started Arizona wildfire

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As part of their reveal celebrations, Dickey was to shoot at a target that was filled with powder, which would either burst and show blue (for a boy) or pink (for a girl) - sounds straightforward enough, doesn't it?

Newly released video shows a baby gender reveal stunt that the U.S. Forest Service says was responsible for a massive wildfire.

Last month Dennis Dickey, from Arizona, pleaded guilty to igniting the fire which caused over $11.3 million in damage in April previous year during a gender reveal stunt.

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It happened in April 2017, when the Tuscon couple invited friends and family to gather to watch them shoot a rifle at explosive powder in a target. A man's voice yells, "start packing up! start packing up!"

Firefighters from at least 20 agencies fought the fire for about a week, the affiliate reported.

Dennis Dickey told authorities he constructed the target with a substance known as Tannerite that detonates when hit by a bullet from a high-velocity firearm, according to court documents.

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Dickey, 37, of Tucson pleaded guilty in September to having started the Sawmill Fire.

One of the commenters where the video is posted on YouTube, wrote, "I feel bad for the poor baby boy who's inheriting those genes".

The fire spread to the nearby Coronado National Forest, and burned 46,991 acres owned by the state of Arizona.

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Dickey was sentenced to 5 years probation, and ordered to pay more than 8 million dollars in restitution - $100,000 of which he paid immediately, with the rest to be paid in $500 monthly installments.

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