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Boy, 15, charged over Torryburn Hotel in Kintore fire

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Media captionAerial footage shows firefighters tackling the smoking remains of a derelict hotel in Aberdeen

A teenager has been charged after a "major blaze" at a derelict hotel in Aberdeenshire.

The fire was discovered at the Torryburn Hotel in Kintore at about 23:30 on Monday.

About 40 firefighters attended the incident.

Police Scotland said that a 15-year-old boy had been charged in connection with the fire.

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