Fourth village evacuated as fire rages out of control in Greek island of Evia

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Greek authorities on Tuesday afternoon announced that a fourth village, Platania, was evacuated in central Evia as a forest fire that broke out early in the day was raging out of control.

Three other villages – Makrymalli, Kondodespoti and Stavros – were evacuated earlier in the day. The central section of Evia island that includes the four villages has been declared under national emergency.The blaze is burning a dense pine forest which is within the EU’s Natura network.

Platania was evacuated by the ringing of church bells,...


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Fourth village evacuated as fire rages out of control in Greek island of Evia


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