Two Italian students have been accused of a great brand in the Italian region of Como, 30. december of last year.
They have each been awarded a fine of 13 million euro, equivalent to 97 million Danish crowns.
It writes the BBC.
The two men at 22 years old was started with a barbecue at a private home in the woods, which belonged to one's grandfather when the fire broke out.
The large expense has been calculated by the local authorities, who have calculated, the extent to which there has been destroyed.
One of the students to the Italian newspaper La Stampa told that they are being made scapegoats in the case.
The students told that they were very bored by it, but that there were several reasons for the fire, and that they did not believe that their grill was the only culprit.
- We have become scapegoats for a fire that can not be explained. We are the real victims in this story, it sounded from one of the students.
The two men hurried to alert the authorities when the fire started.
But even though the two men believe, that it was not their fault, investigators revealed that the fire started by the coals from the place, the two had grilled.
the Fire was started in several days, and destroyed 1000 hectares of forest.
the Prosecutor has stated that the fine should serve as a signal that you will need to get people to take responsibility for destroying the environment.
The two students, however, according to their lawyer, no opportunity to pay the gigantic amounts, because they are still in training.