Witness appeal after straw bale blaze damages Wiltz house

Firefighters rushed to the scene of straw bales ablaze on Monday evening, that threatened to spread the fire to the house right next to them. A case police suspect to be arson.

The incident was reported at about 5:40pm on the road ‘Campingstrooss’, just north of the town. The stack of straw bales was quickly extinguished by the fire department, but not before the flames and heat of the blaze damaged the facade of the house.

Anyone who may have witnessed attempted arson, or may have spotted something suspicious in the area around the time of the fire, should call Wiltz police on: 24419500 or the emergency number: 113.