Hunters warned over fire risks

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Hunters warned over fire risks
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The forestry department on Thursday appealed to hunters to be especially vigilant, to avoid lighting fires and to refrain from throwing away lit matches and cigarettes and empty cartridges.

“The risk of causing and spreading forest fires remains extremely high due to the prolonged drought and high temperatures,” the announcement warned.

“Anyone who notices smoke or fire in or near the forest is urged to call 1407 or 112 immediately.”

The announcement was made on the occasion of the start of the hunting season on Sunday.

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Hunters warned over fire risks

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