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Wild fire in East Athens: Two houses burned down, settlements evacuated

Two houses have been burned down and two others were partly damaged due to the wildfire that broke in the east slopes of Hymettus Mountain in East Athens in the early morning hours of Monday. Residents in the area woke up hearing police urging them with megaphones to evacuate their …

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Camping and hotel evacuated due to wild fire on Elafonisos

A camping site and one hotel have been evacuated when a big wild fire broke on the small island of Elafonisos between Peloponnese and Kythera on Saturday morning. Evacuees have been ordered to go to the port, media reported. However, an eyewitness said they were ordered to to go the …

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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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Attica Fires info: Found injured animals or birds?

Found an injured   bird or wild animal in the fires in East and West Attica? Please, call animal welfare association for Birds and Wild Animals “Anima” Injured or in trouble Telephone – Mobile: 697 266 4675 for turtles, foxes, hedgehog and others For horses, donkeys etc, call Greek Society for …

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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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Several people injured, dozens trapped in wild fire in Penteli, East Attica

Several people suffered burning injuries and respiratory problems and dozens are trapped in the big wild fire on the mountain of Penteli in East Attica on Monday.  One fire fighter has been transferred to hospital with respiratory problems. Dozens are reportedly trapped in the fire areas, among them are elderly …

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Dramatic battle against raging forest fire in Kineta, West Attica (videos)

A forest fire has been raging in the resort of Kineta in West Attica in a blaze front extending to six kilometers. Powerful wind of up to 7 and occasionally 8 Beaufort make the firefighters’ work almost impossible. The rough sea hinders aerial means from loading water from the sea. …

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Tourists evacuated from hotel on Alonissos due to wild fire

Dozens of tourists were evacuated from a 5-star hotel Resort on the island of Alonissos on Wednesday night as the wind was pushing the blaze towards to the resort facilities. The evacuation was ordered by the Civil Protection Agency for precautionary reasons. A total of  70 people evacuated the resort …

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Wildfire rages on the island of Kythira for second day (picts, video)

Fire fighters have been struggling all day and all night to extinguish the huge wildfire that broke out on the island of Kythira on Friday morning. One settlement was evacuated, power outages occurred. It is not a majestic sun set – it’s a horrific wildfire The fire broke in the …

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