A new forest fire is declared in the Chefchaouen region

A new forest fire is declared in the Chefchaouen region
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Sunday 11 September 2022 – 13:54

Informed local sources reported that a forest fire broke out at the Mozlav forest level, which is within the territorial influence of the Bab Berd group, Chefchaouen province.

The same sources indicated that the fire started under mysterious circumstances and unknown causes; Pointing out that the way in which the flames began to spread supports the hypothesis of “environmental crime”.

Parallel to opening an investigation into the causes of its unleashing and reaching out to those presumed responsible, the local authority, civil protection elements and agents of water, forestry and desertification interests have accelerated the steps to intervene in the control of the fire, with the participation of some neighbors and actors; The fires destroyed areas of forest cover.

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