The White Helmets put out 9 fires, three of them in the outskirts of Afrin

The White Helmets put out 9 fires, three of them in the outskirts of Afrin

Aug 06 2023

ARK News… 9 fires, on Saturday, broke out in separate areas of northwestern Syria, including a large fire that broke out in Jenderes town, in the city of Afrin, in Syrian Kurdistan.

The Syrian Civil Defense (White Helmets) said that its teams were able, after more than 6 hours of continuous work in the middle of the night from Saturday to Sunday, to put out a large forest fire on the outskirts of the village of "Haj Hassana" in the Jenderes town of the city of Afrin in Syrian Kurdistan.

The White Helmets explained that the area in which the fire spread is estimated at 5 hectares, noting that two firefighting teams worked to put out the fire "amid great difficulties due to the rugged and steep terrain of the area, the high winds and the difficulty in the arrival of fire trucks."

It added: The civil defense teams put out a large forest fire that broke out in Bulbul district in the city of Afrin, and another in the Ain Bandaq area in the western countryside of Idlib, in addition to 3 fires in primitive fuel refining stations in the village of Tareen, east of Aleppo, and a fire in a sawmill in the town of Arab Saeed, west of Idlib. Two fires in dry grass and agricultural lands, one of which was in Sarmin in Idlib countryside, and the other in a cemetery in Rajo town in the city of Afrin.

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