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Two men convicted in devastating Colby fire near Glendora
Two men convicted in devastating Colby fire near Glendora

Two men were convicted Friday of starting an illegal campfire that sparked the Colby fire, which scorched about 1,900 acres near Glendora in January. A federal jury found Clifford Eugene Henry, 22, of Glendora, and Steven Robert Aguirre, 21, described as a transient, guilty of one felony and three misdemeanor counts of lighting and failing to control an illegal campfire, the U.S. attorney's office said. They are scheduled to be sentenced on Aug. 4. Federal prosecutors said the men face up to 6 1/2 years in prison, a $280,000 fine and restitution for firefighting costs and damage to homes and other structures. The trial for a third defendant, Jonathan Jarrell, 24, also described as...

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