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Forest fires red alert for 2nd day running


The forestry department has issued yet another fire red alert, as hot and dry conditions continue and temperatures on the mountains are expected to hit no less than 35 degrees.

In a statement, issuing the red alert for break outs and spreading of forest fires, the department also appeals to the public to refrain from actions and activities that might be conducive to break outs.

The numbers to call if anyone notices smoke or fire, are 1407 (forestry department) and 112 (fire service).

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