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Third man convicted of sparking Colby fire near Glendora
Third man convicted of sparking Colby fire near Glendora

A third man was convicted Thursday of sparking a wildfire that raged in the San Gabriel Mountains in January, charring nearly 2,000 acres of parched brush and destroying five homes. Jonathan Jarrell, 24, was found guilty of a misdemeanor offense of illegally starting a fire, the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles said.   Jarrell and two others were charged with lighting an illegal campfire that started the destructive Colby fire on the morning of Jan. 16. The blaze broke out on federal lands and was stoked by powerful winds as it raced into foothill areas of Glendora and Azusa, where residents fled flames that damaged 17 structures.  On Friday, a federal jury...

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