Danish man charged with starting destructive Colorado wildfire


DENVER (Reuters) – A Danish national accused of starting the second-largest wildfire on record in Colorado was charged on Thursday with 141 counts of first-degree arson for each building destroyed in the massive blaze, court documents showed.

FILE PHOTO: Flames rise from a treeline near an emergency vehicle during efforts to contain the Spring Creek Fire in Costilla County, Colorado, U.S. June 27, 2018. Costilla County Sheriff’s Office/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

Jesper Joergensen, 52, was advised of the felony charges in Costilla County Court via a telephone hook-up from the…



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