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9 Nov 2016
The Fire service of Cyprus requires more staff and machinery

Пожар в лесах Кипра

The officials of the Forestry Department stated that in order to prevent catastrophic fires in Cyprus, the full restructuring of the system is required.

The matters of autonomy of the fire service, increase of staff and necessity of firefighting aviations were brought for the attention of the Minister of Justice.

The Fire safety Committee in their report about the fire in Solea which took place in June also stressed the necessity to improve the special emergency service for catastrophic events.

The fire in Solea destroyed more than 18 of trees and took lives of two firemen.