Authorities said the first fire broke out 1pm near Timi and was put out by ground forces helped by water-dropping aircraft. The flames burned some 0.5 hectares of dry grass and wild shrub.
Half an hour later, firefighters scrambled to tackle a fire in the area of Anarita, which also burned 0.5 hectares of grass and shrub.
At 2.15pm, a fire broke out in Drymou, burning two hectares of wild shrub.
Fifteen minutes later a fire broke...