FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) -- A Denver man who admitted impersonating a firefighter during the High Park wildfire last year has been sentenced to 42 days in jail, 18 months of probation and 150 hours of community service.
The Fort Collins Coloradoan reports (http://tinyurl.com/lefnjkk) Michael Maher pleaded guilty Sept. 30 to felony attempted trespassing and misdemeanor impersonating a public servant. He was sentenced on Thursday.
Investigators say Maher was dressed as a firefighter when he entered a restricted area during the fire. They allege he had phony credentials and a truck with stolen government plates, plus food and supplies stolen from fire crews.
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