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Not a robought Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-12-03 07:34 AM
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FBI Sent Alert on Al Qaeda Forest Fire Plot
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http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,91735,00.html

Saturday, July 12, 2003

PHOENIX, Arizona ? The FBI (search) alerted law enforcement agencies last month that an Al Qaeda (search) terrorist now in detention had talked of masterminding a plot to set a series of devastating forest fires around the western United States.

Rose Davis (search), a spokeswoman for the National Interagency Fire Center (search) in Boise, Idaho, told The Associated Press that officials there took note of the warning but didn't see a need to act further on it.

The contents of the June 25 memo from the FBI's Denver office were reported Friday by The Arizona Republic. Davis declined to share a copy of the memo and an FBI spokeswoman in Denver didn't immediately return a telephone call.

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Is Smokey the Bear now on the Homeland Security payroll? This is just too f******* ridiculous for comedy.
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