Fires have broken out at the rate of more than one a day in the TRNC for the past three months and the 2013 tool looks likely to exceed last year's tally of 933.
Emergency services bosses are hoping to educate the public and introduce a raft of vital measures to cut the numbers of blazes that devastate the landscape of North Cyprus. The police Director have issued an offical warning to the public and recommend people clear dry grass, stubble or rubbish around buildings but not to burn it.
They also advised keeping an eye on children and their access to matches or lighters.
Police Chief Officer Also Added, During Hot Summer Days do not make BBQ in Forest Areas, There is places reserved for BBQ. public must do their BBQ in those areas.
Emergency Phone Numbers Fire Bridge 199 Police 155, Forest Department 177