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Hay blaze was arson

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Police are investigating a case of arson after 7,000 bales of hay were destroyed by a fire in an enclosure in Deftera early Friday, causing an estimated €128,000 worth of damage.

A fire broke out shortly after midnight on Friday destroying the hay which was being stored in a sheep and goat enclosure, a police spokesman said.

He added that fire-fighters struggled to get the blaze under control. After the fire was finally extinguished, the fire department said it had been caused deiliberately.

The damage caused is estimated at around €128,000, police said.

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