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Fire Service responds to 45 extreme weather incidents

The Fire Service responded to 45 weather-related incidents in 24 hours according to an announcement released on Friday.

The incidents concern the time period from 6 am on Thursday March 12 to 7:30 am on Friday March 13.

Many of the calls concerned accidents that resulted from strong winds.

The majority of incidents occurred in Limassol, where the local fire service station handled 28 cases of tree falls which it was called to move and two cases where trees fell on cars.

In Paphos and Polis Chrysochous the fire service responded to 14 cases of tree falls, two of which concerning the fall of trees on private vehicles, and one concerning the salvaging of property.

The Nicosia station handled the fall of a tree onto a home, which it moved.

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