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Rita Wilson Performs at Concert for Malibu Foundation

After the devastating wildfires that swept through California in the past few weeks, celebrities including Rita Wilson came together recently for a charity concert to raise money for recovery. Many of the celebrities lived in the affected areas of Malibu...

Halkidiki Fire Reportedly Extinguished

After a treacherous 24-hour period, Greece's fire brigade revealed some good news, announcing on Friday that "there is no active fire front in the area of Sarti, Halkidiki." However, two firefighting air crafts, two water-dropping helicopters, 70 fire engines and...

Village Evacuated as Firefighters Battle Wild Fire on Corfu Island

Greek firefighters in cooperation with the Hellenic Police are evacuating the village of Viggla on Corfu island. Viggla is a small village at an altitude of 250 meters (820 ft) right opposite to the Albanian coastline. According to local media the firefighters use...

Wildfire Threatens Village in Ilia, Greece

Fire fighters are battling a fire that broke out at a forest in the Ilia prefecture in Peloponnese on Sunday night. The fire, that spread quickly because of strong winds, had earlier threatened homes in the villages if Skylountia and...

Firefighters Battle through the Night to Contain Huge Blaze in Achaia (video)

Dozens of firefighters battled through Monday night to contain a large wildfire in western Achaia. Earlier, Greek authorities ordered the evacuation of the village of Arla, as the wildfire threatened local homes. A bus was dispatched to the village to pick...

Rhodes Houses at Risk from Wildfire on City's Outskirts

A wildfire broke out on Friday afternoon on the slopes of Aghios Stefanos hill (Monte Smith), just outside the city of Rhodes, and is posing a threat to homes on the outskirts of the city. The causes of the...

Three Wildfires Break Out in Zakynthos – Village Evacuated

A wildfire broke out at the village Anafonitria, in northern Zakynthos. The village is being evacuated after fire reached the front porches of some houses. Ten firefighters with 5 vehicles, two water tanks, one aircraft and a PZL aircraft were...

After 3-Day Battle, Wildfire North of Athens Brought Under Control

After a three-day battle with the blaze that destroyed a huge forest area and dozens of homes north of Athens, there is growing optimism that the flames are finally brought under control. On Wednesday morning there was no active front...

Smoke from the Wildfire North of Athens Reaches Libyan Sea (video)

An impressive time-lapse video taken from satellite images shows the course of smoke from the fire in East Attica. On Monday, whilst the wildfire was raging for a second day, the smoke was seen passing over Crete and moving into...

Eastern Attica in Flames for Third Day

The fire near Athens has been burning unchecked for a third day, damaging dozens of homes. It had started in Kalamos, a coastal holiday spot some 45 km northeast of the capital, and spread to three more towns. A state...