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Wildfire Rages on Zakynthos Island

Greek firefighters are trying to contain a large wildfire that broke out near the village of Volimes, on the island of Zakynthos, on Sunday afternoon.
The fire, which is burning in a wooded area near the village, is being aided by strong winds. Authorities are considering whether to order the evacuation of the village and nearby villages.

Volimes is located in the northwestern corner of Zakynthos

The fire service says that reinforcements have now arrived, including fire-fighting aircraft and helicopters.

 


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