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Greek Firefighters Warn Public That Only 40 Percent of Their Vehicles are Reliable

The President of the Association of Firefighters, Phillipos Panteleakos, has said there are many damaged firefighting vehicles in garages all over the country awaiting...

Greek Fire Department Combats 1,500 Fire Fronts Every Year

A recent report, brought together by the deputy commander of the Greek Fire Service, Adrianos Gourbatsis, revealed that 1.6 million hectares of land was...

Greece Hit By Extreme Weather – 1 Dead; Bridge Collapses

Severe weather conditions and heavy rain that hit northern Greece over the weekend flooded Pineios river. As a result, a bridge in Diava, Kalambaka,...

Teenage Girl Killed in Fire Near Athens Center

A tragedy occurred early on Tuesday morning near the center of Athens, when a sixteen year old girl's body was found burnt by flames...

Heavy Rainfall in Greece Causes Damage and Accidents, Leaves One Person Dead [Video]

Special emergency units arrived in Western Greece where men of the Greek Fire Department are trying to address the widespread problems caused by today's...

Apocalyptic Images Due to Tornado in Peloponnese, Greece

A wave of bad weather conditions has hit Greece, starting from the west, which is expected to last until Wednesday, according to weather forecasters....

Tragic Accident in Patras Leaves 3 Students Dead

Six Greek students were part of a tragic accident that took place early on Monday in Patras. The students had met at a party...

Greek Citizen Protection Ministry Dissatisfied Over Retirement of Uniformed Officials

Greece's Citizen Protection Ministry expressed its dissatisfaction regarding the submission of a new amendment on the retirement of military and security force officials. The Ministry statement spoke...

Large Wildfire Breaks Out on Greek Island of Corfu

A large wildfire broke out on the Greek island of Corfu around noon, near Myrtiotissa beach and the operation to extinguish the fire is...

Wildfires Spread Across Greece

At least six wildfires broke out across Greece on Friday, July 17. The first large-scale fire occurred in Laconia, Peloponnese, where firefighters are still...

Greek PM Tsipras Calls on Citizens to Remain Calm After Wildfires Spread

Wildfires are quickly spreading across Attica, Laconia and Halkida due to strong winds, while the fire department is attempting to bring the situation under...

Two Fires Break Out in Athens

While the Greek Fire Department has been battling a wildfire in Peloponnese, two more flaming fronts broke out in Kareas and Koropi, Athens. The large-scale...

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