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JUST IN: Two juveniles charged with arson in connection with Tenn. wildfires

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has filed charges against two juveniles in connection with the ongoing wildfires in East Tennessee.

In a news conference Wednesday afternoon, the law enforcement agency announced that aggravated arson charges were filed against the two juveniles, who are both Tennessee residents.

Both are charged in connection with a fire that was started in chimney tops in the Smoky Mountain region on Nov. 23. Additional charges are being considered.

"Our promise is that we will do our very best to help bring closure to those who have lost so much," said TBI Director Mark Gwyn, according to TBI's Twitter page.

The juveniles are currently being held in the in Sevier County Juvenile Detention Center.

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