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Kythira Island in “State of Emergency”, Firefighter hospitalized

The wildfire is ranging on Kythira for a third day and a "state of emergency" was declared on Saturday, after four settlements had to...

Wildfire south of Athens injures firemen, damages homes

Three firefighters have been hospitalized with burns and local authorities have issued an evacuation order for residents near a seaside town south of Athens...

New Destructive Fires Blaze on Chios, Six Injured [video]

A major fire broke out on Chios early in the morning on Friday destroying a forested area and injuring six people. The blaze continues between...

Firefighters Battle Blaze on Mount Taygetus Forest

More than 60 firefighters and 17 vehicles are employed to contain a forest blaze that broke out late Sunday in the Taygetus Mountain range...

Greek Island Declares State of Emergency Due to Fires

Fires have been raging on the Greek island of Evia for the last three days. The Limni area in northern Evia is in a...

Athens Hailstorm Helps Firefighters Battling Flames at Dervenohoria

  A hailstorm in Athens on Tuesday gave hope to firemen battling at two fronts to keep the fire at Dervenohoria, northwest of Athens, under control....

Dervenohoria Wildfire Swells, Fears for Nearby Ammunition Factory [pics]

A wildfire at Dervenohoria, raging since 10:40 pm on Saturday, noted a resurgence on Monday afternoon due to a change in wind direction causing...

Second Firefighter Dead in Cyprus Raging Blaze

A second firefighter lost his life during the blaze that is ravaging the area near the villages of Spilia, Kannavia and Hagia Irene in...

Greece Threatened by Summer Fires; Fire Department Understaffed

Greece's nature may suffer innumerable disasters this summer season, since the country's Fire Department is not operating properly. According to Greek newspaper "Ta Nea," several fire...

Greece Aerial Firefighting Fleet Down by Half than that in 2011- Age-Old with...

In 2011, Hellenic Air Force had 12 fire helicopters while a year later, they had less than half, down to only 5. Moreover, half...

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