Greece Wildfires
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1 year ago

Greece: Firefighters contain wildfire at resort near Athens

Firefighters in Greece have contained a wildfire that threatened homes and prompted overnight evacuations at a resort town 18 miles northeast of Athens
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Greece wildfires: 2 new blazes break out amid strong winds

Greece is scrambling firefighting aircraft and ground forces as at least two new blazes have broken out in areas already scarred by wildfires this summer
1 year ago
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Greek wildfire abates but hundreds of firefighters battle on

A major wildfire that has ravaged a pine forest and burned homes northwest of the Greek capital appears somewhat abated, although hundreds of firefighters are still working to fully contain the blaze
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1 year ago

Greece wildfires: Winds fan 2 new blazes outside of Athens

More wildfires have broken out in hard-hit Greece, with two blazes triggering the evacuation of 11 villages southeast and northwest of Athens, the Greek capital
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Fires continue to rip through Greek island as residents, other countries jump in to help

Firefighters were still struggling to extinguish the blazes on Evia island, one of the hardest-hit areas in Greece, which has been seeing wildfires for nearly 2 weeks.
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Fires continue to rip through Greek island as residents, other countries come to help
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Pets rescued from Greece wildfires

Cats, dogs and other animals are rescued from raging wildfires in Greece as volunteers battle to reunite them with owners displaced in the blaze.
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Pets rescued from Greece wildfires
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Wildfires force evacuations in Greece

More than a week of record heat in the area has sparked nearly 600 fires across the Mediterranean country.
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Wildfires force evacuations in Greece
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Raging fires in Greece burn hundreds of thousands of acres

Over half of the Island of Evia, a popular tourist destination, burned over the weekend and residents were forced to evacuate by a ferry. Volunteers are assisting firefighters on the front lines.
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Raging fires in Greece burn hundreds of thousands of acres
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Greece wildfires force thousands to evacuate

Greek officials say 61 new fires broke out in the last 24 hours.
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Greece wildfires force thousands to evacuate
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Forest fire burns in Greece for 7th day

Firefighters and residents continued to battle a massive forest fire on Greece’s second largest island.
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Forest fire burns in Greece for 7th day
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Wildfires spread throughout Greece

Several countries have begun sending help as dozens of fires have broken out across the country and thousands are fleeing the blazes.
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Wildfires spread throughout Greece
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Footage captures devastating aftermath of wildfires in Greece

Three large wildfires are churning across Greece, with one threatening whole towns and cutting the Mediterranean country's second-largest island in half.
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Footage captures devastating aftermath of wildfires in Greece
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Wildfires rage through Europe

Greece has been hit hard with three major fires that are threatening whole towns and forcing evacuations by sea.
1 year ago
Wildfires rage through Europe
1 year ago

Wildfires in Greece force residents to evacuate

Coast Guard ships helped residents of the Greek island Evia escape. Fire crews across the country are struggling to contain the flames amid a record heat wave.
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Wildfires in Greece force residents to evacuate
2 years ago

Smoke from wildfire blackens prehistoric Greek city walls

Greece’s culture minister says monuments at the archaeological site of Mycenae have not been damaged by a wildfire that swept through the area, despite blackening of the entrance to the ancient citadel
2 years ago
Greece: Wildfire stopped at gate of ancient fortress city
2 years ago

As winds drop, firefighters see gains against Greek wildfire

A drop in high winds has helped firefighters gain ground on a large wildfire in southern Greece that raged for more than a day and forced the evacuations of seven villages and two summer camps
2 years ago
2 years ago

Large wildfire forces evacuations in Greece

Strong winds fueled a massive wildfire in the southeast of Athens, causing the evacuations of neighborhoods and summer camps in the area.
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Large wildfire forces evacuations in Greece
3 years ago

Greek wildfire rages on for 2nd consecutive day

The fire is burning through a protected nature reserve on the island of Evia.
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Greek wildfire rages on for 2nd consecutive day
4 years ago

Dog found alive in oven after Greek wildfires has found his forever home

The 4-year-old dog became famous across Greece as “The Oven Dog” after he was found hiding in an outside oven of a house devastated by the deadly flames.
4 years ago
Dog found alive in oven after Greek wildfires has found his forever home
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Dog found alive days after Greek wildfires

The dog was found hiding in an oven.
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Dog found alive days after Greek wildfires
4 years ago

Death toll from fires in Greece climbs to 91 as investigation points toward arson

The death toll from wildfires that swept through a seaside area of Greece last week rose to 91 on Sunday.
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Death toll from fires in Greece climbs to 91 as investigation points toward arson
4 years ago

People flee into sea to escape Greek wildfires

Video shows dozens of people who fled into the sea to escape wildfires that swept through the Greek resort of Mati
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People flee into sea to escape Greek wildfires
4 years ago

At least 74 killed as nearly 50 wildfires explode in parts of Greece

The youngest victim was 6 months old; authorities have asked the U.S. to fly drones in search of suspicious activity.
4 years ago
At least 74 killed as nearly 50 wildfires explode in parts of Greece
4 years ago

Greek investigators find 'serious indications' of arson in wildfires that killed at least 82 people

Greek authorities have found "serious indications" fires were deliberately set.
4 years ago
Greeks find 'serious indications' of arson in fires that killed at least 82 people
4 years ago

Arson suspected in devastating fires in Greece that killed at least 79 people

Multiple fires in different areas outside of Athens seemed to ignite at once.
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Arson suspected in devastating fires in Greece that killed at least 79 people
4 years ago

People escape the wildfires in Mati, Greece

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People escape the wildfires in Mati, Greece
4 years ago

Deadly wildfires leave Greece in mourning

ABC News' Ian Pannell sees the area where many were found dead in Mati, Greece.
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Deadly wildfires leave Greece in mourning
4 years ago

A 'biblical disaster': Greek official on wildfires that have killed at least 74

Wildfires near Athens have killed at least 74 people.
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A 'biblical disaster': Death toll rising in wildfires near Athens
4 years ago

Wildfires a 'biblical disaster': Greek official

Twin fires raging through Greece have killed at least 74 people as wind-whipped flames swept through forestland.
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Wildfires a 'biblical disaster': Greek official
4 years ago

Dozens killed as wildfire rages in Greece

Residents and tourists are looking for ways to evacuate a coastal resort town 34 miles east of Athens as high winds fan the flames.
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Dozens killed as wildfire rages in Greece
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Wildfire devastation in Greece seen from the ground and the sky

At least 50 are dead after twin forest fires have devastated areas near Athens.
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Wildfire devastation in Greece seen from the ground and the sky