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Northern Cyprus News | Five Firefighting Aircraft Deployed for Cantara Fire

Thursday, June 23, 2022

BRT reports that five firefighting helicopters are currently deployed to quell fires in the Mersinlik area of ​​Kantara.

Hüsey in Cahitoğlu, chairman of the Prime Minister’s Disaster Emergency Committee, said the fire had reached catastrophic levels due to the effects of strong winds.

Cahitoğlu, led by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said two fire extinguishers would take off from Israel around 08:00, and planes with high fire extinguishing capabilities and equipped with fire extinguishing equipment at night would arrive in the fire extinguishing area after refueling. Larnaca.

Cahitoğlu predicts that between 03.00 and 06.00, when the wind strengthens, the fire will spread further, two villages will be evacuated for preventive purposes, and today the fire will be controlled, the morning wind will weaken, and fire extinguishing activities will take place. Said that. Operation from the air.

BRTK

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