The police arrested two suspects after a forest fire on Monday in Boxberg. Accordingly, two 14-year-olds are said to have set the fire. A witness reported and gave the crucial clue, it said. According to the police, 100 square meters of forest floor were on fire. When extinguishing the fire, the firefighters found two embers, so it had to be assumed that it was arson. The detective service has taken over the further investigations.
On Tuesday, three small fires in the Dresdner Heide kept the fire brigade busy for several hours. As the fire brigade announced, there were fires in quick succession at the kitchen bridge, on Manfred-von-Ardenne-Ring and on Fischhausstraße. According to the information, both the forest floor and individual trees were affected. The police have launched an investigation into the cause.