Cousins Accused of Causing Arizona Wildfire

August 24, 2011 Updated Aug 24, 2011 at 7:12 PM EDT

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Cousins Accused of Causing Arizona Wildfire

August 24, 2011 Updated Aug 24, 2011 at 7:12 PM EDT

A pair of Arizona men are facing federal charges in connection with the massive wildfire in northeastern Arizona earlier this summer, according to the Arizona Republic.

The men, who are cousins, are accused of leaving a campfire unattended in late May, which sparked the fire that burned more than 538,000 acres, according to the report.

Read the entire Arizona Republic story here.