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Limassol fire extinguished, two hectares burned

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Photo source: CNA

Two hectares of land were burned in a fire that broke out on Monday night in the vicinity of ​​Kapileio in the Limassol district.

According to the forestry department, the fire broke out around 7.15pm and was brought under complete control an hour later.

Twenty-five firefighters from the forestry department, with seven fire engines, nine from the fire service, with four engines, two people from the game service with one small engine, and another vehicle from the Kapileio community with volunteers, participated in the extinguishing operation.

The fire was fully brought under control by 8.15pm after burning through two hectares of scrublands.

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