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1. Two Sunday fires put out in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-sunday-fires-put-out-in-paphos

Two simultaneous wildfires were contained on Sunday in Paphos district, with officials monitoring the area for possible re-ignitions fires...

2. Forest department on high alert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forest-department-on-high-alert

The Department of Forests says the chance of a disastrous blaze is very real in Cyprus, with a much greater risk threatening forests but also people’s lives...

3. Fire lookouts following Paphos wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/planes-take-off-to-battle-paphos-wildfire

A wildfire that broke out Friday morning in remote areas in Paphos is believed to be a malicious act, with forestry officials calling for aerial support as part of an “offensive tactic” to contain the fire...

4. Vendetta behind Macheras fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-resident-arrested-in-macheras-fire

A 48-year-old man was arrested on Thursday in connection with a wildfire in Macheras, where authorities say the burning down of 70 hectares of forest was the result of arson...

5. Report links Tilliria fires to rejected candidates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-links-tilliria-fires-to-rejected-candidates

Local reports are drawing links between Tilliria fires and disgruntled candidates who were rejected as retained fire fighters by the Forestry department...

6. Amid aid delays to fire victims, ND leader visits Mati

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amid-aid-delays-to-fire-victims-nd-leader-visits-mati

A month after the disastrous wildfires on the outskirts of Attica that claimed the lives of 96 people and destroyed dozens of homes and thousands of hectares of land, the government approved additional aid for victims, as Infrastructure Minister Christos Spirtzis and New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis conducted separate visits to Mati, the coastal settlement east of the capital where dozens died....

7. Mal intent behind Tilliria blaze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mal-intent-behind-tilliria-blaze

Officials believe a fire that broke out in Tilliria Wednesday evening was most likely the result of a malicious act, where 30 hectares of pine tree forest were burned down...

8. Experts warn of pollution in areas hit by Attica wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-warn-of-pollution-in-areas-hit-by-attica-wildfires

As a judicial investigation into last month’s catastrophic wildfires in parts of Attica gathers pace, experts have warned of toxic pollution in the areas affected by the blazes....

9. Strategy in Attica fire fight was deficien

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strategy-in-attica-fire-fight-was-deficien

As finger-pointing and recriminations continue over who or what was to blame for last month’s disastrous wildfires in Attica, Kathimerini has learned that serious operational problems and bad communication hampered efforts to douse the blazes....

10. Vacationers evacuate Polis campsite due to fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vacationers-evacuate-polis-campsite-due-to-fire

The Polis campground was evacuated Sunday after midnight due to a fire raging in nearby reed beds, with initial signs pointing to arson...

11. Officials step up efforts against fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-step-up-efforts-against-fires

Cypriot and European authorities are on the lookout for new wildfire threats, as two local fires on Saturday, one in the northwest and one in the southeast, were caused by human action...

12. Search continues as wildfires death toll climbs to 80

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/search-continues-as-wildfires-death-toll-climbs-to-80

Rescue crews Wednesday continued to search the seaside areas northeast of Athens that were the worst affected by wildfires to locate any further victims, as the official death toll rose to 80...

13. Suspected arsonist arrested in Tylliria fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspected-arsonist-arrested-in-tylliria-fire

Police arrested a 35-year-old man suspected of arson in a large forest fire in Tylliria that was put out after midnight, while planes from Greece and Israel are on standby...

14. Alonissos fire forces tourists to move

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alonissos-fire-forces-tourists-to-move

A large blaze burning a pine forest on the island of Alonissos, on the east coast of Greece, forced the civil protection agency to evacuate about 70 tourists from a hotel in the area of Marpouda on Wednesday night, as a precaution....

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