Greek Island of Evia Battles Wildfires for a Third Day

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Enforced firefighting teams worked through the night on Wednesday to put out rekindled fire pockets and to restrict a larger one in a deep ravine in central Evia, relentlessly fighting a blaze that broke out in dense pine forest early on Tuesday morning.

By Thursday morning, the fire was contained again in the ravine.

The fire front near Platania burned in a deep ravine that on Wednesday made approach by air difficult, as did strong winds and dense smoke.

Residents of Platania have been…

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Source: Greekreporter


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