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The fire in Agios Sylas was fully contained – Overnight vigil with final extinguishing

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The area burned by the fire is about 4 to 5 square meters

The situation is much better at the scene of the fire, which has been raging since early afternoon in Agios Sylas in Limassol, said the Minister of Justice and Public Order, Marios Hartsiotis, who expressed the hope that things will get even better in a very short time .

Speaking to journalists, from the advanced control center that has been set up for the fire, the Minister in charge spoke of “another terribly difficult situation”, which, however, said that as he was informed, it was brought under partial control .

“Fortunately the situation now is much better as I am informed by the Archpyrarch. There is partial control of the fire and I hope that things will get even better in a very short time,” said Mr. Hartsiotis.

He expressed his thanks to the Fire Service, Civil Defense, Forestry Department and the volunteers for the superhuman efforts they have made in the very adverse conditions.

He also said that the only happy thing he can keep is that “once again in extremely difficult conditions we had no injury and no loss of human life ».

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The Minister of Justice Marios Hartsiotis thanks the Civil Defense in Agios Sylas

The fire was fully contained

Meanwhile, according to the latest update from the Fire Service's press representative, Andreas Ketti, “the fire was fully contained”, noting that “there are no active fronts and it is now manageable with subject to possible rekindling”.

Also, as he mentioned, the ground forces will work throughout the night with final extinguishing.

He notes that the area burned by the fire is approx. at 4 to 5 sq.m., while according to Mr. Ketti, a final assessment will be made when the conditions allow it.

Meanwhile, he added that four aerial vehicles will attempt to fly early in the morning, after an assessment has been made of the potentially dangerous points.

At the site of the fire is also the fire coordinator General Director of the Ministry of Agriculture, Andreas Grigoriou.

Source: politis.com.cy

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