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Thousands forced to evacuate as massive wildfire spreads through Greek island of Evia

A massive wildfire burning in the northern part of the island of Evia, Greece since August 3, 2021, has forced more than 2 500 people to evacuate their homes. Hundreds of homes have been destroyed but the full extent of the damage caused by the fire burning for 7...

August 09, 2021

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Wildfires reach outskirts of Athens, seriously damage or destroy more than 100 homes, Greece

Severe heatwave affecting Greece and neighboring countries over the past 7 days sparked numerous wildfires, including near capital Athens where more than 500 people were forced to evacuate on Tuesday, August 3, 2021. More than 500 firefighters battled the flames on...

August 04, 2021

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At least 80 killed as major wildfires destroy hundreds of homes and vehicles in Attica, Greece

Hundreds of homes and vehicles have been destroyed and at least 80 people died in Attica region following a number of devastating wildfires that ignited near Athens, Greece on Monday, July 23, 2018. Regional Governor Rena Dourou declared a state of emergency for...

July 24, 2018

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Huge wildfire breaks out near Athens blanketing it in thick smoke, Greece

A huge wildfire has broken out on the outskirts of Mount Hymettus, near capital Athens, Greece on Friday, July 17 rapidly spreading over mountainsides overlooking the city and blanketing it in thick smoke.The fire started around 09:00 UTC (12:00 local time) and grew mas

July 17, 2015