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    St. Hilarion Castle: no damage to the castle except the cafeteria

    The fire, which was thought to have started as a result of a lightning strike in the historical St. Hilarion Castle, was taken under control after hours of efforts of the fire department, soldiers and Civil Defense teams.

    Fire Brigade Manager Ahmet Özmenek told TAK that the was under control towards 20:00 and cooling efforts were continuing.

    Tourism and Environment Minister Fikri Ataoğlu said that all units of the state are in the fire zone.

    Ataoğlu stated that the cafeteria section in the castle was completely burned in the fire that occurred as a result of a lightning strike in the evening.

    Ataoğlu, however, stated that the flames were prevented from spreading to the parts outside the cafeteria and that there was no damage to the historical castle.

    Minister Ataoğlu also thanked the firefighters, soldiers and Civil Defense teams that carried out the firefighting activities.

     

    https://cypriumnews.com/2021/03/03/fire-in-the-st-hilarion-castle/

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