Cyprus Mail

Fire extinguished before spreading to forest

A forest fire near Koronia locality in the Nicosia district was put out on Monday afternoon before spreading to Adelfi forest the fire service said.

The fire, which erupted at around 2.10pm in Gaidouropniktis area near Koronia at the Astromeritis to Troodos road was put out some 40 minutes later after burning eight hectares of grains and hay bales.

The fire threatened Adelfi forest.

Police are investigating the cause of the fire.