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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

A 47-year-old Hastings man has been arrested in relation to a fire in an industrial area off Omahu Road last week.

The man has been charged with arson, unlawfully being in a closed yard and two charges of unlawfully in a building. The man has been remanded in custody to 19 October.

The fire caused significant damage to an industrial property.

Police would like to thank the public and the local business community that have assisted in the enquiry.

Issued by Police Media Centre