Two forest fires broke out today in the State Forest of Paphos due to lighting.
According to an announcement of the Forest Department, the first fire occurred around 14:25 in the area “Chorteri,” in the heart of the State Forest of Paphos. Thanks to the timely intervention of a ten-member hiking team the fire was put under control. ”
The second fire occurred around 14:30 in the area “Sounoupi” in the State Forest of Paphos. Firefighters intervened immediately and as a result the fire was put under control before it expanded.
Moreover, 13 areas of Paphos do not have electricity due to bad weather and lightning. The areas are: Agios Nicolaos, Choulou, Episkopi Paphou, Filousa, Kallepia, Kedares, Koili, Lemona, Letymbou, Mandria, Praitori, Tala, and Tsada.
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