Seven fire-fighting vehicles operating to extinguish Xylofagou blaze

June 30, 2019 at 2:57pm
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Seven fire fighting vehicles and a British Bases helicopter are fighting a fire in Xylofagou village, within the Bases area.

Andreas Kettis, spokesman for the Fire Services, said the blaze, which broke out at lunchtime today in the coastal area of ‘Pyrgos’, is burning wild vegetation.

At present there are four Fire Services vehicles, one from the Forestry Department and two from the British Bases operating in the area. A Bases helicopter is also helping.