‘One of the worst days ever’ as 26 fires fought on Sunday

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With strong winds, Sunday was a disastrous day for the island in terms of fires with firemen called to 26 fires from 6am until 6pm, while seven fires also caused much damage in the north.

“It was one of the worst days so far,” spokesman for the forestry department Andreas Christou said. “There were strong winds throughout the island, and taking into account the six or seven days of severe drought we had before that means all vegetation was extremely dry and very flammable.”

Fortunately, he added, all capacities, ground forces and aircraft were...


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‘One of the worst days ever’ as 26 fires fought on Sunday


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