Arrested for hotel arson

A 34-year old man has been arrested, suspected of starting a major fire at the hotel Scandic Swania in the western town of Trollhätten. Thord Haraldsson, a senior officer at the county police, says the arrest was preaceful, and that the man is from the local area, but originally came from Norway.

The fire at the Scandic Swania is seen by police as a serious case of arson. So far 150 people have been interviewed by police.

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