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Youths charged over major Macduff derelict building fire

Macduff fire Image copyright Fubar News
Image caption The fire broke out on Sunday afternoon

Three teenagers have been charged after a major fire in Aberdeenshire.

Fire crews and seven appliances were called to the derelict building in Macduff's Commercial Street at about 14:40 on Sunday.

The roof collapsed but there were no reports of any injuries.

Two boys, aged 14 and 15, and a girl, aged 13, have been charged in relation to wilful fireraising. Police said a report would be submitted to the Youth Justice Management Unit.

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