Wildfire rages on Greek island Evia, smoke reaches Athens

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A large wildfire fanned by strong winds burned tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia, firefighters said on Tuesday, with evacuation ordered of two villages in the path of the flames.

Wildfires raged uncontrolled in at least four other Greek regions, and the fire brigade said it had been called to put out 182 fires in the last three days.

More than 227 firemen, aided by five helicopters and six other aircraft, were battling the blaze on Evia,  Greece ‘s second-largest island, where a monastery had already been evacuated. It generated thick smoke that...


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Wildfire rages on Greek island Evia, smoke reaches Athens


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