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Five hectares of wild vegetation destroyed in Lysos fire

File photo: CNA

Five hectares of dry grass, wild vegetation and pine were destroyed by a fire near Lysos, Paphos on Tuesday night.

According to police and fire brigade, the fire was extinguished around 9pm.

Four trucks from the forestry department and one from the Polis Chrysochous fire station were involved in the operation.

To avoid any new outbreak, forest department vehicle remained there until midnight Tuesday.

The cause of its fire are being investigated.

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