Firefighters, Syrian army's helicopters put out wildfires in Lattakia

LATTAKIA, (ST)_Firefighters and Syrian army's helicopters are putting out wildfires that erupted in Jabal al-Sha'ara in Lattakia countryside, according to the Syrian News Agency (SANA).

The agency quoted Director of Forests Department in Agriculture Directorate in Latakia Eng. Basem Douba as saying that the fires erupted in areas which are difficult to reach by vehicles, so firefighters were sent to the areas carrying  manual fire extinguishing equipment, while helicopters would help extinguish the fire when dry winds blow.

Basma Qaddour