LARNACA – Members of the fire services put out a blaze in an empty flat during the early hours of Monday.
The owner of the basement flat – a 75-year-old woman – was away in Nicosia when the fire occurred. The blaze which started in one of the bedrooms was reported by residents in Vyzantiou Street at around 4.00am. Firemen managed to extinguish the blaze before it spread to other rooms. The flat suffered serious smoke damage. Authorities are investigating the cause of the fire.