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Greek Police Arrest Two Men for Arson in the Peloponnese

Hellenic Police (EL.AS) on Monday arrested two men on arson charges in connection with a series of fires in Ilia, in the Peloponnese, during...

Zakynthos Fires Under Control, No Homes at Risk

The blazes on Zakynthos island are under control after the fires that started on Saturday afternoon destroyed thousands of acres of forest land, but...

Arson Suspected Over Simultaneous Zakynthos Wildfires

Suspicions point to arson for the multiple wildfires that have erupted in Zakynthos over the last 72 hours. At least 11 fires were recorded in...

Fires Destroy Homes in the Mani Area (video)

The area of ​​eastern Mani, Peloponnese is still suffering from the fires that started on Saturday destroying houses and forest lands. Even though firefighters and...

Regional Government to Use Drones for Fire Prevention

The regional government will employ police drones to assist with the prevention of forest fires, the deputy regional governor for northern Attica, Giorgos Karameros...

Fire Brigade Operations Center Reports Increase of Arson Cases and Wildfires in 2016

There was a 22.8 pct increase in the number of forest fires that broke out in 2016 compared with the previous year causing a...

WWF Greece Calls on Citizens to Help Spread Forest Fire Awareness and Prevention

Following the dreary news from the European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS) that forest fires in Greece has been dubbed the fifth worst year...
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Civil Protection Warns of High Risk of Wild Fires

According to the General Secretary of Civil Protection, the areas of Attica, Evia, Chios, Samos, Ikaria, Crete and islands in the South Aegean are...

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...

Global Forest Watch Reveals Vast Destruction in Greece

When a huge wave of fires broke out in Greece in August 2007, many people considered it one of the worst natural disasters in...

Blazes in Peloponnese and Crete Under Control

Fires broke out during the night of May 28, in the Peloponnese and the Greek islands of Crete and Kefalonia. A blaze broke out around...

Fires Spread in Greece, State of Emergency on Rhodes

The plague of wildfires in Greece this summer has hit forested areas on the Greek islands of Hydra, Rhodes and Crete and in the...

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