A fire broke out at a landfill site in the town of Fneideq in the northern district of Akkar, according to the National Agency for Information.
"The fire suddenly broke out in the rubbish dump in the town of Fneideq and quickly expanded to some nearby forest trees," the agency said.
"The residents, with the support of civil protection, began to work to set the fire on fire before they expanded to cover nearby forests," the agency said. "The causes of the fire were not known."
source: National Media Agency