Two arrests made in Gatlinburg area Wildfires

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Two juveniles have been arrested and charged with starting the massive wildfires that devastated the Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg areas.

The arrests were made Wednesday morning and the two juveniles will face charges of aggravated arson.

The juveniles could be charged with more crimes as the investigation continues and will be reportedly tried in adult court.  The juveniles are being held at a detention center and will have their first hearing within 72 hours.

The fires claimed 14 lives and damaged more than 1,700 structures.




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