Djebel Oued Malah fire contained (Civil Defense)

The fire that broke out Sunday in Jebel Oued Malah, between the regions Bou Abdallah and Mansoura North (delegation of Kesra) in the governorate of Siliana, was brought under control by the civil defense and forestry officers, who are still present at the scene to ensure the cooling operations, according to the civil defense.

The fire which broke out in 3 different areas destroyed 2 hectares of Aleppo pine, said the civil defense noting that 4 fire extinguishers under the Regional Directorate of Civil Protection and 6 fire extinguishers under the Directorate of Forestry have been mobilised in this intervention.

The fire that broke out on July 24 in Djebel Bargou in the same governorate Siliana was completely under control on Sunday, July 31 and that the prosecutor of the Court of First Instance in Siliana has authorised the opening of an investigation into the circumstances of the outbreak of this fire in Djebel Bargou, according to the first deputy prosecutor and official spokesman of the Court of First Instance in Siliana, Ali Selmi.

Tunisia knows, since the beginning of July, several devastating fires, which have destroyed large areas of forest including 533 hectares in Bokornine (governorate of Ben Arous).

Source: Tap News Agency