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Wildfire in Karystos, south Evia; 2nd fire caused by power cable (video)

A wildfire broke out in a remote forest area at Melissonas, in Karystos, south Evia island, on Friday afternoon. The fire broke out in a ravine where firefighters do not have easy access and it is burning a forest in Rouklia area of Agios Dimitrios in Karystos Municipality. According to …

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Gusts bring down several turbines in Karystos wind park

Several turbines in a wind farm on Karystos collapsed as if they were made of paper. Wind gusts blowing with intensity of 160 km/hour  brought down the turbines that were supposed to withstand against extreme weather phenomena. According to local media Star TV, several wind turbines were found broken and …

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Locals evacuated when wildfire in Karystos threatens their homes

People were evacuated in the early morning hours of Thursday when the powerful winds brought the blaze dangerously close to their summer houses. The wildfire broke out at Wednesday midnight in Aetos area of the coastal town of Karystos on the island of Evia. Initially winds blowing with intensity up …

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