The fire was rapidly brought under control. Meanwhile the police blocked access to the mountain road, which led to the military zone.
A statement issued by the Police Press Officer was as follows: “A fire occurred in the northern part of Boğazköy Güven Park in Girne at around 23:00 for unknown reasons. The fire was extinguished by the Girne Fire Brigade Team, Civil Defence, Forestry Department and military personnel. The investigation is ongoing”.