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Fire series in Merenschwand: police arrested ten people

The series of fires in Merenschwand in Aargau Freiamt won't break. The fire Department moved on Friday evening to two sources of Fire out. The circumstances indicate, according to police information clear to intentional arson. Ten people were arrested

this Time was road a detached house on the mill Matt, like the Aargau cantonal police announced on Saturday. A fire was found in the Garage. On the back of the family house, there were in the basement room also has a fire. From the roof of the house, the smoke ascended.

The fire service Merenschwand was able to delete the two fires relatively quickly, and so a full fire prevent. The caused property damage, according to police information is comparatively low.

police confirmed ten arrests

The police investigation are on the Run. The competent public Prosecutor's office Muri-Bremgarten launched an investigation. The police announced that it plans to increase the presence on the ground. On Saturday, the police confirmed a report of the "Aargauer Zeitung", according to which ten individuals arrested had been. Of determination tactical reasons, have been made no further information.

Within a week it had come in Merenschwand already been to three other fires. Last Sunday morning destroyed the flames in the barn of a farmhouse together with an adjoining Wood. The residents of the house were able to exit the building in a timely manner.

On Monday evening, the fire brigade had to move out again to two fires. A bench on the Church square and a former stable burned. In both cases, the fire brigade came quickly and put out a fire.

The series to date, eight fires started last summer. In mid-August, a large fire in a box factory could be prevented just. A day later, a Thuja hedge on a single-family house in flames. The same night the forest burned down the hut completely.

Two arrests in August

The Canton police arrested two days later, a 22-year-old man and a 17-year-old woman. Both claimed to have the fires laid.

The Swiss came at the beginning of November from custody. According to the renewed fires on the last Monday evening he was taken to Review, on a provisional basis.

After a day, he was again on free foot. In accordance with the Aargau Prosecutor's office, there was no evidence that he had a lot to do with the current fires something. For the 17-Year-old youth attorney of the Canton of Lucerne is responsible. (Dec/sda)

Created: 07.12.2019, 12:40 PM

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