Police investigates suspicious fires in Yaese
Three suspicious fires took place on a vacant lot of land and sugar field in Yaese Town around noon on Nov. 10. An area of a total of 230 square meters was burned in addition to some bags containing weeds and trash in a park. No one was injured in the incident.
All fires happened just within a radius of about 500 meters. The Police are investing the cause of the fires on suspicion of arson.
Itoman Police got a call to their emergency number about 1 p.m. informing that dry grass was burning in an area of about 200 square meters. When police went to the scene and conducted a door-to-door inquiry, they got information from a person living near the site saying he had put off a fire earlier at a park near by. The police went to investigate and found burned weeds and a trash bag in the park.