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24 September, 2023
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Fire destroys candle factory in Nicosia

Alambra factory reduced to ashes and burned metal after early morning inferno


A fire that broke out Friday morning has completely destroyed a candle-making factory in Alambra, Nicosia district.

According to the Fire Department, a fire broke out at a candle factory in Alambra on Friday early morning, around 4:20am, reducing the factory to ashes and burned metal.


Five fire engines rushed to the scene with a total of 19 fire fighters battling flames before the blaze could spread.

Officials said the fire was finally contained while its spread was further prevented by a continuous wall separating the burning structure from the adjacent building.

The blaze is said to have completely destroyed the candle factory, while the cause of the fire is still under investigation. 


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