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Teens Arrested In Connection With Small Brushfires

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By KMVT News

Escondido, California (CNN) Two teens in southern California were arrested Thursday in connection with two small brush fires in the San Diego area.

Here you can see a mugshot of one of the suspects, 19-year-old Isaiah Silva.

The other suspect is an unidentified 17-year-old.

They were arrested after police say witnesses reported two people were setting small fires in Escondido.

Officials were able to put out both fires before they spread.

Police say there is no indication the teens are involved with the huge wildfires that firefighters are currently battling in the area.

But officers say they are investigating the possibility.

Flames have already devoured 10 thousand acres of land in the area since the first wildfire popped up Tuesday.

Thousands of residents have been forced out of their homes.


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