750-Year-Old Oak Tree In Poland Damaged By Suspected Arson Fire

November 24, 2014 3:15 PM

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A suspected arson fire in southwestern Poland has damaged a 750-year-old oak tree believed to be the country's oldest.

The deputy chief forest ranger in Szprotawa, Jerzy Wilanowski, said Monday that firefighters battled the blaze for more than 30 hours last week using water and foam. Foresters noticed the fire Tuesday morning.

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