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Teenage boys facing arson charges after gazebo found engulfed in flames, Cobb firefighters say

All three boys are 14 years old.
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COBB COUNTY, Ga. — Three teens are facing arson charges after Cobb County authorities found a gazebo on fire in Marietta on Wednesday.

Cobb Fire and Emergency Services units arrived at a reported outdoor fire at the land lot at 3394 Johnson Ferry Road in the Chimney Lakes subdivision at 5:38 p.m.

Crews found the lakeside gazebo engulfed in flames, according to the agency. Firefighters said three 14-year-old boys at the location intentionally set fire to the gazebo.

Authorities are still investigating the circumstances of the fire but have filed third-degree arson charges against the boys. 

Anyone with information relative to this incident is asked to call (770) 499-3869.

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