Eight hectares destroyed in Larnaca wildfire

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Eight hectares destroyed in Larnaca wildfire
Added: 22-08-2017 01:55

Firefighters battled a blaze over the weekend which destroyed eight hectares of wild vegetation plus olive & carob trees in Agios Theodoros, Larnaca.

According to the Police, the fire broke out on Sunday morning in the Panayia Astathkion area of Agios Theodoros in Larnaca District.

Firefighters using four fire engines and a fire truck from the Game Fund worked in difficult conditions to extinguish the blaze. In addition volunteers from the communities of Agios Theodoros and Kofinou joined in the effort with two excavators from a private company and farm tractors.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this stage with investigations by the Kofinou Police underway.

Agios Theodoros is a village located in the Larnaca District of Cyprus, 6 km from the sea and 3 km from the village of Kofinou.


Author: NewsinCyprus.com
Added: 21-08-2017


Eight hectares destroyed in Larnaca wildfire


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