Fire fighting to focus on clearing wild vegetation growth

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The government on Tuesday restated its readiness to tackle what is expected to be a fearsome fire season, as fields filled with dry vegetation continue to pose a substantial problem for which a further €3.5m will be distributed to local authorities to clear fields belonging to negligent private owners.

Law amendments will also be urgently pushed through to allow the imposition of fines on persons refusing to clear plots of land of highly-flammable material, Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides said after the meeting, which was also attended by the...


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Fire fighting to focus on clearing wild vegetation growth


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