Nine arrested on arson charges

Nine arrested on arson charges

The Hellenic Fire Service said on Wednesday that since July 22, nine individuals – eight men and one woman – had been arrested by fire investigators on charges of arson with intent or through negligence.

It also said that in the last week alone, it was called upon to deal with a total of 1,185 fire incidents, of which 345 were forest fires and 840 urban fires.

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