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Refugee Dies in Container Fire in Greece's Lesvos Migrant Camp

A 27-year-old female Afghan refugee burned to death early on Thursday morning in the container in which she was living with her family in the Cara Tepe refugee camp, on the island of Lesvos. The woman was living in the...

At Least Twenty Evacuated From Athens Hotel Fire; Deliberate Arson Possible

Firefighters evacuated twenty people who had been trapped inside a hotel in southern Athens where a fire broke out on Thursday morning. Initial information indicated that the blaze started in a room of the Athenaeum Palace hotel, which is located...

Greek Captain Dies After Fire Breaks Out Aboard Ship off Brazil

A 40-year old Greek national who was the captain of a Greek-flagged vessel died near the coast of Guaiba, Brazil in the early hours of Friday, after a fire broke out aboard his ship. The Hellenic (Greek) Coast Guard issued...

Greek-Australian Among New South Wales Fire Victims

Greek-born George Nole, 85, lost his life in the devastating fires twhich are still raging in New South Wales and Queensland. As firefighters continue to battle the blazes on Friday, Australian authorities say that four people have been killed so...

Rioting Breaks Out at Greece's Moria Camp After Migrant Dies in Fire

Greek riot police clashed with angry migrants at the Moria Reception Center on Lesvos on Sunday after one woman died in a fire at the infamous camp. A child which was initially thought to have been also killed, is injured...

One Dead After Large Fire Breaks Out in Refugee Camp of Moria on Lesvos

A mother and her child died on Sunday afternoon after a large fire broke out in the Moria camp on Greece's island of Lesvos. According to initial information, the fire broke out in one of the containers where refugees and...

538 Passengers Evacuated After Fire Breaks Out on Igoumenitsa-Venice Ferry

A fire broke out onboard a ferry that had initiated its trip from Greece's Igoumenitsa to Venice in Italy. The fire broke out at the fourth level of the ''Olympic Champion's'' garage, affecting two trucks that were traveling on it. According...

Wildfire on Greece's Zakynthos Island Contained

The wildfire at Keri on the Greek island of Zakynthos was still in progress on Monday but the overall situation was much improved in comparison with the day before, the fire brigade said. The fire broke out on Sunday morning...

Wildfire Enters Village on Zakynthos, Residents Flee in Panic (video)

A wildfire raging on Zakynthos island is out of control, despite the efforts of the fire service; the blaze has entered the village of Keri, forcing residents to flee in panic. According to Zantetimes.gr, firefighters made heroic efforts to contain the...

Fire Rages in Loutraki, Monasteries Evacuated

A fire rages near the seaside town of Loutraki on Sunday despite the overnight battle by the firefighting forces; two area monasteries have been evacuated. At the same time, wildfires broke out in Pyrgos and Pylos in the Peloponnese and...