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[PIO] Forest fire under full control in Prodromi area, in Polis Chrysochous

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The Forestry Department of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment announces that today, Wednesday, July 10, 2024 at 13:30 a fire broke out in the area of Prodromi, in Polis Chrysochous.

The intervention of the forest firefighting forces was immediate, resulting in the fire being brought under control at 13:50 before it spread.

13 persons of the Forestry Department with four large fire engines and two earth movers participated in the extinguishing of the fire. On behalf of the Cyprus Fire Service, two firefighters with one fire engine participated. The fire-fighting process was also assisted by a flight vehicle of the Forestry Department.

The exact causes of the fire are being investigated.

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