Arrest warrant for the alleged perpetrator of the fire in Martorell and Castellví

The court has issued an arrest warrant for the alleged perpetrator of the fire in Martorell and Castellví de Rosanes, after this morning the Rural Agents identified him. It is a neighbor of the urbanization of Valldaina (Castellví) that would have caused it by a negligence while it did works of welding to less than 500 meters of the forest mass.

The head of the Barcelona Regional Area of ​​the Corps of Rural Agents, Jaume Bosch, explained that “the starting area has been determined in a house on the edge of the Valldaina urbanization. We found elements that indicate that the fire was caused by human causes. A citizen was using a radial and a welding machine, and sparks started the forest fire. This task, with the high risk conditions we are in, cannot be done without administrative authorization. In principle, we do not know that he had it and we would be facing serious negligence.

Jaume Bosch, cap Àrea Regional Barcelona Agents Rurals

The fire originated yesterday afternoon and has already burned about 200 hectares of forest land in Martorell and Castellví de Rosanes. The Fire Brigade has stabilized 90% of the perimeter of the fire and, according to the Inspector of Fire of the Generalitat and head of fire intervention, Ricard Expósito, of the day. However, if the conditions are complicated and a fire with the characteristics of yesterday is reproduced, the scenario would be different and we would consider it stabilized tomorrow ”.

Ricard Expósito, inspector Bombers Generalitat

At the moment, they are working on a point from the old N-II to the AP-7 at the Martorell toll, and also to the west of the fire, near the urbanization of the Taió. There are about seventy evicted residents of Castellví de Rosanes.


Source: Web de notícies de l'Ajuntament de Martorell by martorelldigital.cat.

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