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Whyalla Man Charged After Fire at Hotel

A 54 year old Whyalla man has been charged with arson after a fire at a city hotel.

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On Sunday, emergency services were called to Playford Avenue around 9:30am, after reports of rubbish bins on fire.

Police and MFS extinguished the fire, but it damaged a compressor nearby.

The local man was arrested and appeared in the Whyalla Magistrates Court yesterday.

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