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Firefighting task force formed to combat increasing fire outbreaks

Firefighting task force formed to combat increasing fire outbreaks

June 19
10:38 2017

The Council of Ministers have decided to establish a firefighting task force which will operate between April 1 and November 30. The team, which will be formed using around 120 people, will work to cope with the increasing number forest fires in summer.

Director of the Forestry Department Altay Fırat told ‘Kibris Postasi that the fire-fighting team will be distributed to five regions to provide a rapid response in the event of a breakout of forest or other types of fire.

Kibris Postasi