Fire service chief says most fires due to human action

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Around 93 per cent of fires are due to human action, fire service chief Marcos Trangolas said on Monday at the launch of a volunteer fire patrol programme.

The programme, Hephaestus 2018, which is running for the second consecutive year, involves joint actions for the prevention and tackling of fires in rural and other high-risk areas.

It includes the reinstatement of rural watch, Trangolas said, which in the past contributed to a drastic reduction in fires.

As part of the programme groups of volunteers will patrol high risk areas day and night, aiming to prevent...


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Fire service chief says most fires due to human action


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