Greek firefighters have managed to contain a large fire on the island of Chios on Wednesday, after two villages were ordered to evacuate.
The fire was raging in the Kampos area aided by powerful winds are pushing the fire fronts towards the villages of Tholopotami and Sklavia.
More than 30 firefighters with 9 fire trucks as well as also police and army units were struggling against the blaze that broke out in a forest in Vavylous around 10 o’ clock in the morning and quickly spread due to the wind.
Two firefighting helicopters and two Canadair aircraft were deployed in the battle to extinguish the fire in the area Vavylous.
Μαίνεται η πυρκαγιά στους Βαβυλους με κατεύθυνση Προς Παναγια Κρήνα
Posted by Astraparis on Wednesday, July 1, 2020