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Man arrested after fire at Holsworthy hotel

09:37 05 June 2014

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Police and fire crews called to the White Hart on Wednesday afternoon.

A man has been arrested after a fire in a bedroom at the White Hart Hotel in Holsworthy on Wednesday, May 28.

Three fire crews from Holsworthy, Hatherleigh and Bude were called out to the premises at around 2.20pm.

Police were also called after reports of a disturbance in one of the rooms, which had smoke coming from it when officers arrived.

When firefighters got into the room they found a small fire involving bedding and carpet. Police said the fire had caused an estimated £1,000 in damage.

A 39-year-old man from Bideford was arrested and was bailed following further investigations until July 7.

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