from Aubagne, he was surprised in flagrante delicto by departmental safety, Tuesday night, as he lit a fireplace.A college student 14 years of age, suspected to be cause of several fires that occurred this summer near Marseille, was indicted Thursday, September 14, for " destruction by fire ". It risk five years of imprisonment. The prosecutor of Republic of Marseille and has required his remand in custody. The teenager has admitted during his police custody be cause of many fires.
Originally from Aubagne, he was surprised in flagrante delicto by departmental safety, Tuesday night, as he lit a fireplace. The survey, conducted jointly with national forestry Office and fire department, lasted for several weeks, according to police.
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The teenager would, in particular, at origin of a fire that devastated 240 acres in August, according to same sources. This fire had caused interruption of railway traffic on certain lines of South-East and secure many thousands of people in stations in this weekend back from vacation.
The claim had started between Carnoux-en-Provence and Aubagne Saturday, August 19th in evening. No houses had been affected, but to a holiday centre of Carnoux had been evacuated. Several fires are very violent have burned thousands of hectares of forest in south-east of France during summer.
at end of August, a man of forty years who is suspected to have caused 17 fires between 10 and 20 August 2017 in Bouches-du-Rhône has been indicted and arrested.