Tozeur reports 215 fires in H1 of 2020
09/08/2020 18:20, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP) - The number of fires that broke out in the governorate of Tozeur in the first half of 2020 stood at 215 up from 163 in the same period last year, Acting Local Director of Civil Protection Younes Ajili told TAP.

Ajili said most of the fires were reported in May and June and were mostly due to negligence in spite of awareness-raising campaigns.

The local committee of fight against disasters is working in collaboration with concerned directorates to dig ditches in oases to limit the propagation of flames in the event of a fire, he further said.



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