Italian investigators are investigating a series of forest fires in 2015, came to the conclusion that they were the result of arson. Arsonists turned a crew of 15 firefighters-volunteers.
During the investigation, investigators noticed that while on duty the teams 42-year-old Davide Di Vita always received a lot of calls. Moreover, the emergency of fire was given a prize of EUR 10. The investigators concluded that the volunteers were engaged in arson for the sake of the prize.
Italian media reported that all of the defendants are natives of the province of Ragusa. Di Vita, according to the police, personally participated in the burning and often he had called the fire Department to report detected fire.
De wit was arrested. His colleagues are awaiting trial are at liberty.