Authorities not ruling out ARSON in Colorado wildfire | Fox News

“We are actively investigating a number of tips that came in yesterday and last night from the community,” Sheriff Joe Pelle told NBC 9 Saturday. “One of those tips has resulted in us executing a search warrant on a property.” Colorado Gov. Jared Polis said Sunday that the FBI would be assisting in the investigation …

Perth, Australia wildfire: Police arson squad investigating

1. Did COVID lockdown impact firefighting efforts? Fire authorities confirmed that COVID precautions were “troublesome” for their people fighting the fire. “We have restrictions on the number of firefighters in vehicles.” DFES Deputy Commissioner Operations Craig Waters said. DFES Commissioner Darren Klemm said he felt it had not restricted them fighting the fire. 2. How …

58 CA ‘arson’ wildfires 2020

According to the NFPA, nearly 300,000 fires are intentionally set each year in the United States. Arson caused fires can result in extreme devastation and cause millions of dollars in damage. If you suspect an arson caused fire, call our anonymous hotline at 1-800-468-4408. pic.twitter.com/xkF7mYrbif — CAL FIRE (@CAL_FIRE) October 23, 2020 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

Redding Man Accused Of Serial Arson Within Shasta-Trinity National Forest – CBS 

REDDING (CBS13) – A Redding man is being charged with serial arson for allegedly setting fire to lands within the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced on Wednesday. Eric Michael Smith, 38, is accused of setting four separate wildland fires with an untraceable cigarette lighter or pen torch, the Department of Justice …

PKK continues arson of Turkey’s forests | Daily Sabah

Four provinces around Turkey fell victim to the PKK’s hatred of nature Saturday, with almost simultaneous fires destroying forests in various parts of the country. Turkish authorities were quick to detain suspected arsonists who burned forestland in southern Hatay province’s Belen district, and it wasn’t long before a PKK-aligned terrorist group claimed responsibility for the …

Serial arsonist suspected in Reno fires; at least 14 reported in 2020

A string of fires reportedly set by a serial arsonist is the latest of several notable arsons in Reno in 2020. Two people died and at least 15 were injured from two separate arson incidents earlier in the year, with cars and dumpsters set on fire and a large construction project set ablaze. Eleven arsons …

Arson wildfires in Argentina are burning ‘out of control’

Argentina’s Paraná Delta is on fire, and conservationists are sounding the alarm, warning that this major ecosystem could be devastated beyond repair. The delta system, which spans 19,300 square kilometers (7,450 square miles) in eastern Argentina, is an intricate network of islands, streams, lagoons, marshlands, grasslands and forests, that crisscross the Paraná River, the second-largest …

Suspected Serial Arsonist Arrested in Chula Vista – NBC 7 San Diego

With several lighters in hand, a man was arrested in Chula Vista Sunday on suspicion of setting a series of brush fires in the river bottom over the last five months – including one over the weekend. The Chula Vista Police Department said arson suspect Alejandro Gonzalez, 33, was spotted walking away quickly from the …