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Under full control of forest fires in Lythrodonta and Monagrouli

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Under full control of forest fires in Lythrodonta and Monagrouli

Two fires were brought under control, near Lythrodonta and Monagrouli respectively, shortly after their event on Thursday afternoon, the Forest Department said in a statement, urging the public to be especially careful and to avoid activities that could cause a fire. due to the intensity of the winds.

According to the announcement of the Department of Forests, at 16:50 a fire broke out in an area near the community of Lythrodonta, in the province of Nicosia.

The fire was brought under control around 17:05, after burning a small area with wild grass. 7 people from the Forest Department attempted to extinguish the fire with 2 fire trucks.

It is added that the exact causes of the fire are being investigated.

A little later, the announcement continues, at 17:30 another fire was brought under control which broke out around 17:00, near the community of Monagrouli in the province of Limassol, which also burned a small area of private land covered with wild grass. 6 men of the Forest Department were involved in extinguishing it. The causes of its provocation are being investigated.

The public is asked “to be especially careful and to avoid activities that may cause fire, due to the intensity of the winds”. Anyone who sees smoke or fire should call 1407 or 112.

Source: 24h.com.cy

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