Gouveia firefighter started 7 fires for “taste” in fighting the flames

Gouveia firefighter started 7 fires for “taste” in fighting the flames
Gouveia firefighter started 7 fires for “taste” in fighting the flames

uA 21-year-old volunteer firefighter was detained by the Judiciary Police (PJ), on suspicion of seven forest fire crimes, which took place this summer, in various locations in the municipality of Gouveia.

In a note sent to News by the Minutethe PJ reveals that the suspect, who is a store operator, acted out of interest and “taste” to participate in fighting the fires.

The fires were all started by direct flame, using lighters, having consumed a total of two hectares of bush and diverse vegetation. In at least one of the cases, there was a danger of propagation to an extensive forest patch, in the locality of S. Paio.

In the meantime, the young man has already been presented to the competent judicial authorities for the purpose of judicial interrogation, and the measure of preventive detention has been applied to him.

Read Also: Preventive arrest for arsonist who set 18 fires in 5 days in Zamora

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