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DA: Fire caused by juveniles' negligence, not deliberately set

MINDEN, Nev. - Two 15-year-old boys have been charged with a delinquency offense in last week's Ray May fire that burned nearly 4,000 acres which alleges the fire was caused by negligence, and wasn't deliberately set.

Deputy District Attorney Karen Dustman said Wednesday the petition was filed after review of investigative reports from the East Fork Fire Protection District and the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

The suspects are being held in juvenile detention and are set for a hearing Aug. 30 before District Judge Dave Gamble.

The juveniles were charged with destruction of timber, crops or vegetation by fire caused by …

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The Record Courier Updated Aug 24, 2011 02:50PM Published Aug 24, 2011 02:49PM Copyright 2011 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.