Ar­son sus­pect.

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Po­lice in Flo­rina, north­ern Greece, yes­ter­day de­tained a 58-year-old man on charges of caus­ing a fire through ne­glect. Ac­cord­ing to lo­cal re­ports, the man had been us­ing an agri­cul­tural ma­chine in the area of Seltsa, in the mu­nic­i­pal­ity of Pre­spes, when a spark from the ma­chine trig­gered the blaze. In a state­ment, the fire ser­vice called on ci­ti­zens to re­frain, dur­ing hot days when the risk of fires is high, from out­door ac­tiv­i­ties sich burn­ing trash or branches, and bar­be­ques. Sparks from the ex­hausts of all ve­hi­cles and ma­chines can also trig­ger fires, ac­cord­ing to the state­ment, which also against the dis­posal of lit ci­garette butts in or close to forest­land.

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