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2 accused of starting Farmington brush fire

Posted - Jul. 21, 2010 at 12:06 p.m.



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FARMINGTON -- Police have found the two men they say are responsible for starting a fire in the foothills above Farmington earlier this week.

![](http://media.bonnint.net/slc/2242/224293/22429367.jpg) Devin Davis
According to [the Standard-Examiner](http://www.standard.net/topics/fire/2010/07/20/1-cited-1-arrested-farmington-foothills-blaze-believed-caused-fireworks), 18-year-old Brayden Christensen and 19-year-old Devin Davis are accused of starting the small fire with illegal fireworks. Christensen was given a citation for possession of illegal fireworks, and Davis was booked into jail on charges of reckless burning and possession of illegal fireworks.

Police say both men admitted to being on the scene of the fire, but each claimed the other was in possession of the fireworks.

The fire burned roughly an acre and a half of land.

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