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Thick smog over Herakleio after fire in University premises (videos)

Strong forces of the Fire Service have been struggling since 8 o’ clock Sunday morning to extinguish the fire in the premises of the University in Herakleio, Crete. The fire reportedly stated in the basement of one of the buildings on Knossos Avenue near the Venizelio Hospital. Police forces and …

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Ferry evacuated from firefighters and crew due to sharp leaning

Small fires are burning inside garage of ferry Eleftherios Venizelos of ANEK shipping company still on Friday morning. An order to temporary evacuate the ferry from firefighters and crew was given around 11:15 a.m. as the vessel suddenly leaned to the right by 7 degrees. According to information of Athens …

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Efforts to extinguish the fire continue, as ferry leans to one side

Efforts to extinguish the fire in the passenger ferry Eleftherios Venizelos are in full power at the port of Piraeus still at 3 o’ clock Wednesday afternoon. With water and foam firefighters try to get the fire under control. However, conditions are difficult due as the garage in fully loaded …

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Fire on Crete ferry with 1015 on board enforces emergency evacuation (videos)

Dramatic hours for 875 passengers and 140 crew members of passenger ferry “Eleftherios Venizelos” when a fire broke out in a car parking compartment while the vessel was sailing in the open sea. Nobody was injured and the ferry returned to Piraeus when passengers could be evacuated in safety in …

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CCTV video shows the moment the deadly fire in East Attica starts

While investigation into the wildfires in East Attica on 23. July deepens, there is still no official position on whether the fire was started by negligent residents of Daou on Penteli mountain. There have been some media reports that a 65-year-old man had started the fire when he tried to …

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Greece’s Civil Protection Very High Risk & High Risk warning for fires Aug 13

Greece’s Civil Protection has issued a Very High Risk warning for wildfires for Sunday, August 12th 2018.  According to the statement, several regions are at Very High Risk (Level 4) and High Risk (Level 3) of fires. At Very High Risk are Attica and the island of Evia, while High …

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Crete: Tourists evacuated in time when bus bursts into flames

Tourists were evacuated in time and the worst was avoided when the bus they were on burst into flames. The incident occurred on Wednesday morning on the national road between Selinari and Neapoli in the Prefecture of Lasithi on the island of Crete. According to local media, the fire started …

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Very High Risk of Fire warning for Attica and islands, Aug 8

Greece’s Civil Protection has issued one more fires risk warning for Wednesday,  August 8, 2018. For several regions in Greece there is Very High Risk (Level 4) and High Risk (Level 3), the Civil Protection notes. At Very High and High Risk of fires are the regions of Attica, Evia …

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Greece’s Civil Protection warns of Fire Risk Level 4 for Aug 6

Greece’s Civil Protection has issued one more fires risk warning for Monday, August 6, 2018. For several regions in Greece there is Very High Risk (Level 4) and High Risk (Level 3), the Civil Protection notes. At Very High and High Risk of fires are the regions of  Attica, Evia …

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UPD Death toll rises to 90 after Athens wildfires victims die in hospital

Two more victims of Athens wildfires died over the weekend in hospitals of the Greek capital A 55-year-old woman died on Saturday night and an 85-year-old man on Sunday noon. Both were hospitalized in intensive care units since 23. July 2018. The woman had reportedly extensive burn on 90% of …

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Fire Risk warning Aug 4-5: Attica, Aegean islands & other regions

Greece’s Civil Protection has issued one more fires risk warning for Saturday and Sunday, August 4 and 5, 2018. For several regions in Greece there is Very High Risk (Level 4) and High Risk (Level 3), the Civil Protection notes. At Very High and High Risk of fires are the …

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Attica fire: More than 20 dead, among them two little girls

The number of dead and injured in the hazardous fire in East Attica increases by each passing hour. The bodies of six people were found on a hill in the village of Mati late on Monday. The bodies of two little girls were found near the entrance door, the bodies …

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East Attica Fire info: Food, water Solidarity with fire-hit citizens

Food, water and basic needs items are being collected at the Municipality Shop of Nea Makri, Marathonos Leoforos/Avenue 104. Who ever wants to offer the above mentioned items, can do it the Municipality Shop. These items for the citizens hit by the fires, who can go to the shop and …

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East Attica fire info: Accommodation with Pets

There is accommodation for those hit by the fire in East Attica and their pets. Vasilis Zermpoglou invites people hit by the fire who have pets with them and have nowhere to go to Spata, near the Athens International Airport. Phone numbers: 6945007284 – 6982067351 Or Facebook here. via animal …

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East Attica fire info: Accommodation for people in need

Representative of the Municipality of Marathonas has informed residents whose homes were burned down or are at risk of  that authorities leased  hotel Marathonas Beach where they can spend the night. The invitation addresses residents of Penteli, Dionyssos, Rafina, Mati, Voutzas, Zoumperi. “Don’t sleep on the streets, come to Marathonas …

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