Three separate fires break out in forest in Pilsen region

Three separate fires broke out in a forest in the Pilsen region in the west of the country on Tuesday afternoon.

Twenty fire-fighter units have been called out to bring the blaze under control. The emergency services have also deployed a helicopter.

According to a spokesman for the fire service, Petr Poncar, a third-degree fire-alert is in place.

Author: Ruth Fraňková