NewsLocalUpdate: Fire near Pachna under control

Update: Fire near Pachna under control

A big fire that broke out around 11 am on Thursday in difficult terrain between Pachna and Ayios Amvrosios, near the chapel of Ayia Marina, is under control.

Fire fighters were mobilised to battle the blaze with seven fire trucks and five water dropping aircraft sent to the scene.

Fire Department spokesman Andreas Kettis said the fire was burning grass and wild vegetation.  He said the village was not in danger. Three houses close to the fire had been evacuated as a precaution.

This is the second fire in Pachna this week.

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