Extinguishing forestry fires in several areas of Homs countryside

Homs, SANA- Members of Homs Fire Brigades and Civil Defense extinguished on Wednesday several fires that erupted in forest trees and herbs in separate areas of the governorate countryside.

Commander of Homs firefighting brigade Othman Jouda, said in a statement to SANA reporter that the fires extended to Bolad village and olive groves because of the roughness of the terrain and they were extinguished in cooperation with the cadres of the Directorate of Agriculture and Civil Defense, pointing out that the burned area reached to about / 400 / dunums.

Moreover, the commander indicated that the Fire Brigades members put out a fire in agricultural land in al-Qusayr area, and another in grass and forest trees in Uzair village in Tal Kalakh region, calling on citizens to be cautious, especially with the increasing temperatures during these days and not throwing cigarette on the sides of the roads the farmlands.

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