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Fires destroyed over 300 hectares of forest in 2013

Up until October 6 this year, a total of 127 fires were recorded within state forests or at a distance of two kilometres from the forests’ borders.  According to Andreas Christou, chief conservator at the forestry department, a total area of 302.4 hectares was destroyed.  This is a substantial fall from 2012 when 548.2 hectares were destroyed.



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