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A man has been arrested in connection with a series of fires in Winchester last night, which saw the ice rink evacuated. A bin was set alight and pushed through a shop window. Shortly afterwards emergency crews were called to the Cathedral Deanery, were boxes of antique books were on fire.
The flames caused an estimated £2,000-£3,000 worth of damage to the doors of the listed building and to a number of secondhand books, the value of which has not yet been established.
A man in is 40s has been arrested and is in custody.
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A man has been charged with arson after a series of fires in Winchester City Centre seriously damaged a shop and a listed building.