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Greek Fires Claim Another Life, Brining Death Toll to 96

Another elderly casualty of July's fires in east Attica has died in hospital from their injuries. The 68-year-old victim passed away in intensive care on...

Evia Fires Under Control, Greek Fire Dept says

There are no more active fire fronts in the region of Psachna in Evia, local Fire Department  commander Vangelis Palios has told the Athens-Macedonian...

Greek Firefighters Tackle Blaze in Evia

Reports are emerging of a forest fire burning in the Evia region which, according to Greek firefighters, is being fanned by winds in the...

Greece Enacts Emergency Rules on Building Demolitions After Fires

Greece's government has enacted emergency procedures which will allow ministries to issue demolition orders on illegally constructed buildings. Saturday's move will give the Environment, Energy and...

Greek Fire Service Says Death Toll from Attica Blazes Has Reached 94

The number of victims from the deadly fires which swept through Attica last month has reached 94, according to the Greek fire service. In an...

Official Death Toll from Greek Fires Rises to 93

The official toll from wildfires in East Attica has reached 93, following the death on Thursday of a hospitalized victim. The latest fatality was a...

Pollution Warning Issued over Greek Fires

People returning to their homes devastated by last month's Greek fires, are being urged to wear masks and gloves for fear of pollution unleashed by...

Greek Firefighters and Rescuers Criticize Government on Deadly Fires Response

The head of Greek firemen federation and the leader of a coast guard rescue mission criticized the government for responding slow and misinforming the...

At Least 24 Dead as Huge Fires Rage Near Greece’s Capital

At least twenty-four people have died in huge fires raging out of control outside the Greek capital. Twenty deaths were confirmed by Greek government spokesperson...

Greece Declares Emergency as Government Suspects Arson

Greek authorities have declared a state of emergency in the eastern and western parts of greater Athens, as fires fanned by gale-force winds raged...

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...

Summer Has Come Early as Wildfires Rage Across Greece

Firefighters have been battling wildfires raging on many fronts throughout Greece since Saturday. It is the first outbreak of fires for the season, aided by...

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