Extinguishing Fire erupted in agriculture lands in Homs western countryside

Homs, SANA- firefighting teams in Homs on Friday extinguished a large fire which broke out in dry grass , agriculture crops and fruitful trees in al-Zaafarana village in Homs western countryside.

Head of the Homs Civil Defense, Ghiyath Akel told SANA reporter that the branch’s operation room received a report about a fire erupted in agriculture lands in al-Zaafarana village in Homs western countryside.

He added that the firefighters immediately moved to the place of the fire and they began to deal with fire ,but the speed of the winds and the difficulty of the terrain of the area caused the fire to spread towards the agriculture lands in in al-Ghazila , and kherbit al-Hamam villages.

Akel indicated that after a great effort ,in cooperation with the Homs Fire Brigade and the Directorate of Agriculture, the fire was controlled and extinguished, and cooling operations are currently being carried out.

Shaza Qriema



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