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  • 8-10-2015

A fire broke out at a derelict hotel in Plymouth for the sixth time this year.

The Quality Inn has been empty since January and has been the target of a number of arson attacks.

The fire started at about 21:00 BST on Friday and Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said it received more than 50 calls and 50 firefighters were sent from across Devon.

The service added it believed the blaze was started deliberately.

Chris Penberthy, Plymouth city councillor, said: "We've been ramping up the enforcement action on the owners.

"The reason the fires are happening are because the owners are not looking after their property."

BBC News has contacted Quality Inn but the company is yet to comment.

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