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Wildfire in Neo Chorio contained -Forestry Department

A wildfire that started on Thursday morning in Neo Chorio, Paphos, has been contained, the Forestry Department said in a statement.

Fast reactions by fire fighting crews caught the blaze before spreading, it added.

The fire broke out at 07:50 in the morning and was contained around 20 minutes later.

According to the Forestry Department, 10 department employees with two trucks, along with two fire service officers with a fire service truck, as well as volunteers rushed to the location to put out the fire.

The fire burned mainly scrubland.

The causes of the fire are under investigation.

(Archive photo)

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