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Update: Machairas forest fire under full control (videos)

September 20, 2018 at 5:05pm

The fire that broke out this morning between the villages of Kambia and Kapedes in Nicosia, has been put under full control, according to philenews.

150 men, Department of Forests vehicles, Civil Defence, volunteers, seven aircrafts, two helicopters and over 20 firetrucks arrived on scene, Fire Department spokesman, Andreas Kettis, told philenews.

The location is difficult to access.

The cause of the fire is still unknown.