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Two Arson Suspects Arrested as Greek Wildfires Spread

With more fires spreading out of control across Greece, a 24-year-old man who was reportedly upset he couldn't get a job as a firefighter was arrested and charged with arson for setting a devastating fire that wiped out much...

Greek Secret Service Will Probe Arson in Wildfires

With major wildfires raging for days across Greece, the country's Secret Service has been called in to investigate whether arson is involved. It's common in Greece for forested land to be deliberately burned so it can be developed. On the...

Fire on the Greek Island of Chios Threatens Villages, Homes

One of the largest fires of the summer broke out today on the Greek Island of Chios. The strong winds do not allow fire-planes to operate.  About 80 firefighters are on the scene trying to put out the fire...

Wildfires break out in Evia, Greece

Wild fires broke out at a mountainous area in the North part of Evia, Greece around 2 pm. Fire crews - backed by helicopters and five water-bombers - are trying to prevent the flames from spreading to the...