Up in smoke: Marijuana smoker in Maine causes fire while mowing field, officials say

Up in smoke: Marijuana smoker in Maine causes fire while mowing field, officials say
A man smloking a marijuana joint caused a fire in a field he was mowing, officials said. (Peggy_Marco/Pixabay)

For once, grass caused a wildfire in a field.

According to the Maine Forest Service, a man from Washington County, who was smoking marijuana while mowing a field Thursday, fell down and lost the joint, the Bangor Daily News reported.

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The man, who was mowing the field with a battery-powered mower, got up and walked away, officials said.

“He then walked back up to his house and then turned and noticed the field was on fire,” according to the forest service.

Two acres went up in smoke, the Daily News reported.