Thousands of fleeing forest fire in Greece

Thousands of fleeing forest fire in Greece

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By a large forest fire in Greece have thousands of people their homes should leave. The fire raging in a coastal area northeast of the capital Athens, which is popular among tourists.

Over the loudspeakers, television and radio were the inhabitants called immediately to leave. According to the head of the civil protection, the fire difficult to fight. Dozens of houses have been destroyed by the fire, which, according to the fire brigade, a wall of fifteen miles.

It is not known whether the people by the conflagration are killed. Rescue services have, however, not all houses are able to achieve.

Also in other parts of Greece raging forest fires.

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