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Four men arrested following brush fire near Rethymno

Four people were arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of arson after a brush fire broke out in the area of Merona, near Rethymno on Crete on Monday.

The fire burned through forestland and areas of low vegetation before being extinguished by firefighters.

The four men, aged between 34 and 65, are due to face a prosecutor on Wednesday.

Authorities did not provide more details about how the fire started.

ekathimerini.com , Tuesday August 19, 2014 (20:16)  
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