Two bushfires under control

Two bushfires under control

27 June 2009

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Cyprus — SWIFT action by firefirghters contained a blaze in forest area near Secret Valley in Paphos yesterday.

The blaze was put out a little before 6pm, although forces remained on standby last night in case of a flare-up.

Ten vehicles and three firefighting helicopters were deployed for the operation. No injuries or were reported.

Earlier, a fire near Kofinou, Larnaca district, was brought under control after burning down half a square kilometre of shrublands.

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