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French ex-firefighter detained over starting wildfires
Marseille, Aug 6, 2022 (AFP) - France has detained a former volunteer fireman suspected of starting two wildfires in the south of the country earlier this week, a prosecutor said Saturday.
The 33-year-old admitted to starting a fire that destroyed 500 square metres (5,000 square feet) of vegetation in the Herault region on Tuesday evening, Beziers prosecutor Raphael Balland said.
He has also been accused of starting another blaze earli ...