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New Fire Breaks Out Near Megara, West of Athens

A fire that broke out near Megara west of Athens earlier on Wednesday is now fully fledged, said the Fire Brigade. The fire is burning through the agricultural area of Veniza, where it is currently very windy. A precautionary evacuation of...

EU Firefighters Arrive in Greece for Summer Mission

Greece welcomed on Friday the first contingent of a total of 200 EU firefighters who started their mission to assist the work of their Greek colleagues during the summer firefighting season. The Romanian contingent, which was the first foreign unit...

Grateful Greece Offers “Holiday Vouchers” to Foreign Firefighters

Greece offered on Friday “holiday vouchers” to hundreds of firefighters from foreign countries that responded to the call for assistance. The move is a gesture of gratitude to the hundreds of foreign firefighters from 11 EU countries and 12 non-EU...

Greece Fires Continue in Peloponnese; 287,049 Acres Burned in 2021

Hundreds of firefighters continued their efforts to put out scattered fires that burn in Arcadia and in Eastern Mani, southern Peloponnese.

Greece Fires: Foreign Assistance Surpasses All Expectations

The assistance to Greece provided by dozens of nations has reached unprecedented proportions.

The Countries that Have Sent Firefighting Help to Greece

Cyprus and Sweden have sent firefighting help to Greece in order to aid in get the massive fires raging across the country under control.

Large Fire Breaks Out in Achaia, Residents Evacuated

A large wildfire broke out in Achaia, a region of the Peloponnese, Greece on Saturday. Residents of Ziria and Ano Ziria have been evacuated.

Large Fire Breaks Out in Achaia, Residents Evacuated

A large fire has broken out in the agricultural and heavily-forested region of Elekistira, in Achaia, near Patras on Wednesday.

Greek Firefighters Save Trapped Dog in Well on Mykonos

Greek firefighters on the island of Mykonos saved the life of a dog, which had fallen in a deep well recently. The incident took place in the area of Korfos on the popular Greek island of Mykonos. Eight-Meter Deep Well The lovely...

Firefighters Gather Outside Coronavirus Hospital in Athens to Pay Tribute to Medical Staff

In what has now become a coronavirus tradition, scores of Athens firefighters assembled outside the city's Sotiria (Salvation) Hospital on Holy Wednesday morning to pay tribute to and thank all the doctors, nurses and paramedics who are battling against...