Update – Three fires at Akamas peninsula under control

November 11, 2018 at 12:37pm
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The frequent occurrence of fire outbreaks in the Akamas peninsula is raising concerns and suspicions to authorities.

On Sunday noon three fires broke out, one in the region of Lara and two close to the villages of Arodes and Inia. The fires broke out in rural and remote locations, with no human activity, raising suspicions for possible arson.

Two helicopters, forces from the Fire Service and the Department of Forests as well as volunteers from the local communities manage set the fire under control.