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Seasonal firefighter arrested for forest fires on Kefalonia

A 42-year-old seasonal firefighter was arrested in Kefalonia on Tuesday. He is accused of 5 cases of arson on the island in the Ionian Sea.

Local authorities proceeded to arrest a 42-year-old seasonal firefighter, who serves in Kefalonia and is accused of 5 cases of arson.

According to an announcement by the local Fire Service, the man confessed that he had caused five (5) forest fires in areas of Kefalonia.

Two of the fires occurred in 2023 with the most recent one being the Agia Irini fire on August 13, and three fires in the past.

He is to be taken to prosecutor today, Wednesday.

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  1. michele lavender

    One reason may be that he gets to keep his job all summer,every summer,and or he has mental health problems,arsonists get an adrenaline kick from the catastrophe that they personally had the ability to cause making themselves in turn feel important with impressive abilities.

  2. The reason why some fire fighters turn arsonists is most likely that they want to be first to fight the fire and shine with their performance.

    Sadly it is neither the first time nor will it be the last time.