Two brothers, Joshua Popp, 23, of Twentynine Palms, Calif., and Kurtis Popp, 25, Milwaukee, Wis., have been charged with second-degree recklessly endangering safety in the fire that raged through the Patrick Cudahy meat plant earlier this month, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Police say the brothers launched a military flare July 5 resulting in a blaze that burned for three days causing an estimated $50 million in damage to the facility owned by Smithfield Foods.

The Milwaukee newspaper quoted an attorney representing Kurtis Popp as saying “never in a million years did he think that this damage would be caused.” The two brothers face up to 10 years in prison.

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Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.