Cyprus Mail

Five fires in Paphos district

Five separate Paphos wildfires burned almost three hectares of dry grass and shrubs on Tuesday.

According to the police and fire department, a blaze started in Kritou Marotou community at 1pm which burned 1.5 hectares of dry grass and shrubs.

The fire department also responded to a call in the Pelathousas region at 11am and after 1pm in Drinia, Ayio Demitriano and Arodes area, fires that burned 1.4 hectares of dry grass and shrub.

Altogether Paphos wildfires destroyed 2.9 hectares of undergrowth.




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