Wildfires, Suspected Arsonist Arrested in Tirana
Albanian Daily News
Published August 4, 2017
A 46-years old man was arrested on Friday by Tirana police on suspicions of arson. Preliminary inquiry indicated that Veiz Uka deliberately set fire to forest area with pine trees and bushes.
He will now be prosecuted on grounds of arson and public asset destruction through fire.
Intentional fires are becoming a worrisome problem for the authorities during these summer days. Local inhabitants in many district deliberately set fire to the forests aiming to gain more pastures and try to justify the fires by blaming the high temperatures.