SOHR activists have reported new wildfires broke out in citrus farm’s trees and forests in al-Souda, al-Mashta, Baqa’ou and Bahisis regions, in addition to areas in Safita countryside in Tartous province.
Meanwhile, regime’s firefighting units has been attempting to extinguish the fires, reasons behind the fire remained unknown whether it was broken out on purpose or by nature.
Yesterday, SOHR sources reported that wildfires started in large spaces of orchards of citrus trees and some forests in Jableh countryside on the Syrian coastline. The fires broke out in the villages and areas of Wadi Kankaru, Qasabeen, al-Laboudi, Jisr al-Oqaybah, near the bypass in al-Tadamon, al-Basha orchards, which damage large spaces of orchards and forests in these areas.
Meanwhile, fire brigades and regime helicopters were attempting to extinguish the fires which were spreading rapidly due to the strong wind.
In late September 2020, wildfires broke out in large spaces in different areas on the Syrian coastline, devouring over 200 positions, damaging tens of villages and turned over villages into ashes.