Four charged with arson in Alcácer do Sal

By TPN/Lusa, in News, Lisbon, Crime · 22-07-2021 14:05:00 · 0 Comments

Two men and two women, aged between 23 and 38, have been charged with suspicion of starting a forest fire in Alcácer do Sal, Setúbal district, the GNR announced on 22 July.

In a statement, the GNR Setúbal Territorial Command indicated that the fire, which occurred on 21 July, near the Pego do Altar dam, "originated in a bonfire", and the flames spread to "the adjacent vegetation".

"On the spot it was possible to identify the authors of the fire, who were made defendants," he said.

The facts have been referred to Setúbal's judicial court.

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