The cause of the July 10 Mesa Verde Elementary School fire has been declared Arson.
Investigators of the Amarillo Fire Marshal's Office worked with the Amarillo Police Department Juvenile Division. They've arrested and charged two juveniles, 11 and 13 years old, with Arson with Reckless Damages, a state jail felony. The youth are in custody of the Youth Center of the High Plains.
The fire was originally estimated to have caused $250,000.