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Large fires in Paralimni and Liopetri under control

Fire figthers and a police helicopter trying to put fire out near stadium

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A large fire that broke out in Paralimni is now under control after fire fighters and a police a helicopter battled strong winds to put it out near a built-up area.

The fire was reportedly burning in a residential area near Paralimni stadium.

According to Kathimerini Cyprus, the helicopter was in the area for police training and volunteered to assist in the operation. 

A second fire in Liopetri is also under control, after it broke out in a rural area within the same distrcit, making the work of fire figthers in Famagusta twice as difficult. 

 

(Photos: Famagusta News)

 

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