Greece: Hundreds of firefighters intervene to extinguish several fires


Over 450 firefighters and 23 aircraft are mobilized across the country to fight these fires.

A hotel was evacuated to the island of Elafonissos, as well as several areas near the Marathon, which is a short distance from Mati resort, wherein 2018, 102 people were killed in a fire.

Greek meteorologists have announced a new heatwave, with temperatures over 40 degrees Celsius for the next few days. In addition, the wind blows up to 75 km / h from the Aegean.

Hundreds of firefighters are fighting wildfires and vegetation in Greece at the end of this week because of the persistent heatwave and strong wind, AFP reports.


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