Less fire damage, but Easter incidents rise overall

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Authorities received over double the calls regarding fires this year in Cyprus over Easter weekend, but there were actually fewer accidents and damages noted this year.

Specifically, the fire service responded to 198 calls over fires that were related to ‘lampratzies’ (traditional Easter bonfire).  Last year, the fire service said, they received about 62 calls to respond to Easter bonfires. 

SigmaLive Greek was told by the fire services spokesperson Leonidas Leonidou the lack of serious cases was due to the precautions that were...


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Less fire damage, but Easter incidents rise overall


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