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Three boys aged 13 charged over Aberdeen blaze

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Image caption Dozens of firefighters were called out on Friday night

Three boys aged 13 have been charged after a major fire at a derelict building in Aberdeen.

Dozens of firefighters were involved in tackling the fire at Kepplestone House, on Viewfield Road in the city, on Friday night.

It took several hours to bring the blaze under control.

Police Scotland said three youths had been charged, but that inquiries were ongoing.

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