A fire broke out in Pikni forest, in Pegeia, Paphos district.
Assisting the fire department were the forestry department, the game service, as well as local residents, who have been further assisted by two Kamov 32 helicopters.
Excursionists who were in the wider forest area informed the authorities, which were immediately mobilised.
At this point, efforts are focused on the complete control of the large blaze.
Authorities are to investigate the incident, in order to determine the fire cause.