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Jeremy Ortiz, left, and Jesse Durbin were arraigned in Vista Superior Court on charges of starting a brush fire that burned about 14,000 acres on the Los Coyotes Indian Reservation.
A man who helped start a fire that burned more than 14,000 acres of remote desert in northeastern San Diego County was sentenced to six years in prison.
Co-defendant Jeremy Ortiz pleaded guilty to the same charge and was also given a six-year prison term earlier this month.
The fire spread to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. It took more than 2,000 personnel until July 30 to fully contain and cost about $15.4 million.
Ortiz and Durbin both lived on the reservation.
No homes were destroyed in the blaze.