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Fires in northern Lebanon caused by high temperatures, winds

Lebanon has experienced several wildfires this summer, as have other countries in the region.
Civil Defense personnel monitor a wildfire burning through hills on July 28, 2021, in Qobayat, Lebanon.

More forest fires broke out in Lebanon on Friday.

A “massive fire” engulfed olive groves in the northern Lebanese town of Sfireh. Lebanese firefighters and volunteers attempted to extinguish the flames, which threatened people’s homes, the official National News Agency reported.

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