A third person was caught yesterday afternoon setting fire to the pine forest of Castel Fusano. The carabinieri of Rome Forestry Group they arrested an Iraqi 36enne, regulating on the national territory, by forest fire. He was stranded in the pine forest of Castel Fusano after having lit a pile handcrafted with matches and iron wire on mounds of weeds, found at the point where the fire started. Another trigger of a similar invoice was found intact in his backpack. The forest carabinieri who blocked it did not provide any justification.
Also yesterday, in the “Tufara Valle” area, the carabinieri of the forest stations of Montesarchio and Solopaca (BN) arrested an 83enne due to a forest fire that a little before had set fire to some brushwood, causing a fire that affected around 250 sqm. of Mediterranean scrub. The man justified himself by saying that he intended to clean an agricultural estate of his own, adjacent to the Appian state road. The flames were extinguished by the fire department.