Police hunt for arsonist after five bins set alight in Torre del Mar

DAMAGE: Five bins have been damaged after an apparent arson attack in Torred el Mar. Source: Facebook / cpbmalaga

TORRE DEL MAR Police are on the hunt for an arsonist after five bins were set alight in the early hours of this morning.

Fire officers from the Provincial Fire Consortium of the Provincial Council in Vélez-Málaga were called after a large flames were spotted by neighbours at the collection of refuse containers on Avenida del Sol.

The fire fighters quickly put out the blaze which left five bins completely destroyed and severely damaged a third.


Despite the presence of parked cars, none were damaged in the incident.

The cause of the fire is yet unknown but early reports suggest they were set deliberately.


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