Bloomberg Law
Jan. 4, 2022, 5:00 PMUpdated: Jan. 4, 2022, 8:41 PM

Polaris, U.S. Settle Claims That Vehicle Sparked Forest Fire (1)

Martina Barash
Martina Barash

Polaris Industries Inc. has entered into a settlement with the U.S. government over the costs of fighting a fire in the San Bernardino National Forest that was allegedly started by a defective Polaris off-road vehicle, according to a filing in federal court in California.

The terms of the settlement weren’t disclosed. The government has said it spent about $11.6 million to suppress the fire and rehabilitate the park.

“Polaris is pleased to have reached an agreement with the Department of Justice,” the company said in an emailed statement. “We remain focused on encouraging people to enjoy the outdoors in a ...

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