Cyprus Mail

Fire in Peyia close to Paphos Zoo now under control

peyia fire
Smoke seen rising from the blaze in Peyia area

A fire that broke out in Peyia, in an area close to the Paphos Zoo, has been brought under complete control according to a Twitter post by spokesperson for the fire services, Andreas Kettis.

The fire broke out close to 10am on Tuesday morning and burned one hectare of dry grass, wild vegetation, banana plantations and irrigation hoses.

A member of the Paphos fire service and three members of the forestry department helped extinguish the fire with the aid of two water-tankers.

Private residences were protected by the firefighting forces, Kettis said, adding that the cause of the blaze will be investigated in cooperation with the police.

Related Posts

Police denies coverup over fatal traffic accident

Andria Kades

Two remanded over staged robbery (updated)

Iole Damaskinos

Cyprus 4.0: Mary Frangou

Paul Lambis

Police seeking 17 people staying illegally in Cyprus

Jonathan Shkurko

Paphos A&E doctors to strike on Thursday

Jonathan Shkurko

Parliament, foreign ministry to continue close co-operation

Jonathan Shkurko