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Two 'wilful' Aberdeen fires linked by police

Two "wilful" fires in Aberdeen are being linked by police.

The fires were discovered at two separate properties in Powis Circle at about 15:00 on Wednesday.

The first was in the communal hallway of a block of flats then the second fire was discovered at the rear of the Powis Community Centre.

A police spokesman said: "Inquiries into the incidents are at an early stage, but it is believed they are linked."

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