Dervenochoria fire carries on for fourth consecutive day

28 June 2016
98 Views

Over 5,000 acres of woodland have gone up in flames in Viotia, as the major fire in Dervenochoria continues for a fourth consecutive day, fueled by the strong winds in the area.

The fire has split into three fronts, the first of which is towards the Panakto, Prasino and Lefka settlemtns, one south of Stefani and a third is to the east, headed for the TITAN facilities.

According to the Fire Brigade nearly 270 firefighters and 30 soldiers, along with about 80 vehicles fought overnight to contain the fire and keep it from further spreading into remote areas. Aircraft were deployed as soon as the sun came up.

Although no populated areas are directly threatened by the fire, the Fire Brigade has been fighting a hard battle outside Prasino village.

You may be interested

Chania the ultimate food lovers paradise!
GREECE
shares169 views
GREECE
shares169 views

Chania the ultimate food lovers paradise!

Panos - Sep 25, 2017

Set out on an exhilarating journey of gastronomic imagination to Chania or Haniá, one of the most desired Cretan destinations!…

President Pavlopoulos: The democratic forces must demonstrate “absolute unity” on national goals
GREECE
shares58 views
GREECE
shares58 views

President Pavlopoulos: The democratic forces must demonstrate “absolute unity” on national goals

Panos - Sep 25, 2017

President Prokopis Pavlopoulos stated on Sunday from Tripolis in the Peloponnese that Greece’s course toward the future demands the absolute…

Interview with Matthew Nimitz: The Kotzias initiative on CBMs with FYROM is an important step
DEFENCE
shares68 views
DEFENCE
shares68 views

Interview with Matthew Nimitz: The Kotzias initiative on CBMs with FYROM is an important step

Panos - Sep 25, 2017

The Special Representative of the United Nations for the FYROM name dispute between Greece and FYROM, Matthew Nimitz, spoke exclusively…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.