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Los Angeles arson: Police charge man

Police in Los Angeles have charged a man with arson after a spate of fires in and around the Hollywood area of the city.

The 24-year-old suspect has been named as Harry Berkhart.

There have been 55 suspicious fires since Thursday, mainly in vehicles parked outside homes.

Dozens of detectives were assigned to the case, while a reward of $60,000 (£38,700) was offered for information leading to a conviction.

Wendy Urquhart reports.

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