Camp Fire contractors fired over ‘offensive’ photos on Facebook

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PARADISE, Calif. (KRON) – Three contractors working to help clean up following the Camp Fire have been fired following a post on Facebook. 

Photos were posted showing several workers on burned-out property, mocking the destruction they were being paid to clean up. 

One photo shows the body of a cat killed in the fire, with a beer bottle placed by its mouth. 

Another photo shows the employees pretending to drive an RV which was almost completely burned. 

The posts also include offensive captions. 

City leaders in Paradise say police are trying to determine if any laws were broken, such as trespassing. 

The company, Bigge Crane and Rigging, issued a statement announcing the termination of the crew members. 

Officials have opened a criminal investigation into the behavior of the former employees. 

The Camp Fire killed at least 85 people and damaged or destroyed thousands of homes and other structures. 

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