fire brigade budget increase

Enhancements in Fire Brigade Resources and Capabilities

The Cyprus fire brigade has undergone significant improvements, including a €12 million budget boost, the addition of 251 new firefighters, and the adoption of advanced technology like electrooptical sensors and drones for heightened fire detection and surveillance. These enhancements are designed to ensure the brigade’s operational readiness and effectiveness in combating wildfires, showcasing the government’s commitment to safeguarding lives and property from the threat of fire.