According to a statement from the Territorial Command of Aveiro, the GNR, “through the Territorial Post of Vale de Cambra, on 15 August, arrested a 48-year-old man for the crime of forest fire, in the municipality of Vale de Cambra”.

“During a patrol, the GNR was informed on the existence of a fire and went to the place, where the suspect was found with a lighter in his hand, trying to set a fire”, describes the statement.

According to the GNR: “the man was arrested and the material used in the ignition was seized”, being presented to the Judicial Court of Vale de Cambra for first interrogation on 16 August.