EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Eagle County sheriff’s deputies say the two people accused of starting the Lake Christine Fire are now in custody.

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Allison Marcus (credit: CBS)

Allison Marcus, 22, and Richard Miller, 23, turned themselves in after midnight Sunday.

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Richard Miller (credit: CBS)

Investigators say the suspects, both from El Jebel, are now charged with 4th degree arson and are being held on a $7,500 bond.

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(credit: CBS)

The Lake Christine Fire is 57 percent contained. It’s burned more than 6,700 acres and three homes.

Marcus and Miller were reportedly shooting tracer rounds at a shooting range in Basalt before the fire started. There’s now debate whether the shooting range should be closed or if stronger restrictions should be implemented.

LINK: Lake Christine Fire InciWeb

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