New red alert from Forestry Department after a day of fires (Video)

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New red alert from Forestry Department after a day of fires (Video) 15

The Forestry Department has issued another red alert, warning that with soaring temperatures, the risk of forest fires is extremely high.

It is appealing to the public to avoid any actions or activities that may spark a fire.

The new appeal came after a particularly difficult Sunday with firefighters and the Forestry Department forced to battle a huge blaze at Tepebaşı. The fire has now been extinguished.

Forestry Department were mobilized against the fire, assisted by teams of volunteers from the municipality and residents with tractors, hoses, even buckets. 3 helicopters from Turkey plus a 1 airplay and 1 helicopter from South Cyprus was also used to fight the fire.

Video showing the devastation from the Tepebaşı Forest Fire

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