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Cabins sits on the montainside above smoke from fire at the Black Bear Ridge Resort Monday, March 18, 2013 where a fire destroyed or damaged 65 structures and charred 165 acres by noon on Monday, March 18, 2013 between Pigeon Forge and the Wears Valley area of Sevier County, Tenn. The fire was reported on Sunday afternoon. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Two teenagers were charged in connection to the Tennessee wildfires


Tennessee authorities arrested two teenagers in connection to the deadly wildfires menacing the state last week, reports The Tennessean

Both teens are in custody in Sevier County and have been charged with aggravated arson. They  are currently waiting to attend a bond hearing in Juvenile Court, but could be moved to Criminal Court if prosecutors move to try them as adults. 

Jimmy Dunn, the 4th Judicial District attorney general, said the teens were not from Sevier County. 

Watch the press conference and announcement here. 

The announcement was met with anger and frustration on social media. 

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