Fire on Mount Boukornine, contained
28/05/2020 10:22, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP) - The Civil Protection units managed to contain the fire that had broken down on Wednesday on Mount Boukornine in Hammam Chott delegation (Ben Arous).

Spokesperson for the Civil protection Moez Boutriaa affirmed in a Facebook post that the fire had ravaged 4 hectares of forest massif without causing human losses.

The official further added that the National Civil protection Office central services have mobilised human and material means to bring the blaze under control and prevent it from spreading to the region's mountainous massif.

Besides, the Regional Civil Protection Directorates of Ben Arous and Nabeul, the Civil Protection's special unit and the Forest's Directorate dispatched 9 fire trucks to the scene.

The same source pointed out that drones equipped with thermal cameras and connected to the control centre had ensured the fire monitoring.

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