Wildfire in seaside resort near Athens injures three firefighters

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Three firefighters suffered light burn injuries on Thursday while battling a raging wildfire in the seaside resort of Lagonissi, some 40 km southeast of Athens, Greek national news agency AMNA reported.

Dozens of firemen were deployed in the area trying to put out the blaze which broke out early afternoon, according to the local Fire Service. They are assisted by fire engines and at least two water dropping helicopters.

The flames have scorched mainly low vegetation, but due to the strong winds blowing in the area they spread quickly close to two residential zones which were evacuated as...


Wildfire in seaside resort near Athens injures three firefighters


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