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A state of emergency due to forest fires on Greek island

A state of emergency due to forest fires on Greek island

Two villages and two monasteries on the Northern Greek island of Thasos are evacuated due to large forest fires. A firefighter was injured when fighting the inferno.

It reports the Greek daily Ekathimerini. How the firefighter exactly is, is unknown. The authorities have the state of emergency was declared.

The inhabitants of Kazaviti and Prino are directed to a safe refuge. Several houses in the villages were damaged, but for the time being seem to be all the inhabitants, with the terror to be released. Two monasteries on the island were Saturday also will be evicted.

Over three hundred firefighters and volunteers are involved in the bluswerkzaamheden.

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