After the series of fires in the Solothurn water authority, the authorities and the police are appealing to the population to report suspicious observations. However, vigilante groups should be avoided.
Representatives of the Solothurn canton police and the municipalities met on Thursday to exchange information about the series of fires, as the Solothurn canton police announced on Friday. Accordingly, no vigilante groups should be formed and violence should be avoided. It remains the task of the police to identify the perpetrators. The investigations by the canton police and the public prosecutor’s office were in full swing.
The series of fires in the canton of Solothurn began at the beginning of April this year. Since then, there have been regular fires on the weekends. There have now been ten fires in the region. Most recently, a carpenter’s workshop and a warehouse in Obergerlafingen SO went up in flames within a few minutes on Sunday night. Arson is the main focus of investigations into the cause of the fire. (SDA)