82-year-old arrested for setting fire near Rethymno

Library photo - Fire fighters via To Vima

To Vima — An 82-year-old farmer has been arrested for intentionally setting fire to a pasture at Harkia near Rethymno on Tuesday. The man will face charges for arson.

Meanwhile, the forest fire in Heraklion is under partial control, with the rest of the blazes from Tuesday dying out.