Hundreds of people have been evacuated on the Italian Adriatic coast due to several fires. Arsonists have already been convicted elsewhere in the country – and there is now a similar suspicion here.
After hundreds of people were evacuated in Campomarino Lido on the Italian Adriatic coast, authorities are investigating arson. Donato Toma, president of the small Molise district, told ANSA news agency Monday that there were strong suspicions that it was a planned action. There were so many fires that one couldn’t think of a man-made thing. The fires had made their way through vegetation in the Adriatic city on Sunday, threatening homes, hotels and camping sites.
Near the Italian municipality of Montesarchio, which is about 50 kilometers from Naples Far away, one of the saboteurs has already been arrested by Carabinieri, according to the Reuters news agency. In the video above or over here You can see him lighting a fast-growing fire with the help of a match.
as well as on Sicily According to Adnkronos news agency, the police arrested one of the arsonists in the act. Officers arrested the man in Camarata, a city within Sicily.
imminent heat wave
before approaching hot wave With temperatures sometimes rising to 45 degrees Celsius on the large islands in the coming days, the Italian Civil Protection has warned residents of the fires. “If you see a fire, call the fire department immediately,” a civil defense officer said in a YouTube video on Monday. Under no circumstances should you attempt to put out fires, but rather to escape.
Firefighting is very dangerous. the Authority He also warned against discarding cigarette butts as they can easily start fires due to dehydration.