Extinguishing fire that erupted from the Lebanese territory towards Akkum town in Homs countryside

Homs, SANA- Fire brigades in Homs governorate, supported by members of the Syrian Arab Army, put out a fire that erupted on Thursday evening from the Lebanese territory towards the outskirts of Akkum village in al-Qusayr area in Homs southwestern countryside.

In a statement to SANA reporter, Civil Defense Director Maj. Gen. Saeed al-Awad pointed out that a fire has been completely extinguished and cooling operations are currently taking place, noting that the fire engines are working to establish a separation line of fire on the Syrian-Lebanese border.

Al-Awad pointed out that the helicopters of the Syrian Arab Army participated in the process of extinguishing the fire, in addition to the soldiers of the Syrian Arab Army and the support of other fire crews, as units and vehicles were called from Damascus and its countryside to the place of the fire.

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