Greece Wildfires
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8 months ago

Greece warns of 'arsonist scum' amid deadly wildfires

As firefighters battle deadly wildfires raging across swathes of Greece, authorities warned that "arsonist scum" are trying to ignite new blazes.
8 months ago
Greece warns of 'arsonist scum' amid deadly wildfires
8 months ago

18 bodies found in Greek forest amid wildfires

The bodies were found in a wooded area near the Turkish border.
8 months ago
18 bodies found in Greek forest amid wildfires
9 months ago

As wildfires sweep through Greece, resident returns home to find it 'all gone, totally gone'

Greece remained on "high alert" for wildfires on Wednesday, when high temperatures were again expected, the Greek Fire Service said.
9 months ago
Greece remains on 'high alert' for wildfires as heat wave continues
9 months ago

2 killed after firefighting plane goes down in Greece

Two pilots were killed when a plane they were flying to douse water on the raging wildfires crashed.
9 months ago
2 killed after firefighting plane goes down in Greece
9 months ago

Raging wildfires force massive evacuations in Greece

New evacuation orders hit the islands of Rhodes and Corfu, forcing residents and tourists to flee from the blaze.
9 months ago
Raging wildfires force massive evacuations in Greece
9 months ago

Race to escape deadly wildfires in Greece

Nineteen thousand tourists fled the Greek island of Rhodes in what authorities call the largest wildfire evacuation in the country's history.
9 months ago
Race to escape deadly wildfires in Greece
9 months ago

Deadly wildfires scorch Greece

More than 2,000 tourists have evacuated the Greek island of Rhodes as wildfires burn for a sixth straight day.
9 months ago
Deadly wildfires scorch Greece
9 months ago

Wildfires rage in Greece

As Europe's intensifying heat wave continues, the wildfires in Athens have burned for nearly a week now.
9 months ago
Wildfires rage in Greece
9 months ago

Firefighters battle Greek wildfires

Greek authorities were forced to evacuate more people from their homes as the fire grew and are now on high alert as a new heatwave is expected over the weekend and into next week.
9 months ago
Firefighters battle Greek wildfires
9 months ago

In Greece, extreme temperatures are fueling wildfires

The World Meteorological Organization is warning Europeans they are at an increased risk of death from the excessive heat.
9 months ago
In Greece, extreme temperatures are fueling wildfires
9 months ago

Greek wildfires prompt evacuations outside Athens

As wildfires swept through the forests of Rhodes on Wednesday, Greek officials warned people in three nearby villages that they should begin to evacuate.
9 months ago
Greek wildfires prompt evacuations outside Athens
3 years ago

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.
3 years ago
Fires continue to rip through Greek island as residents, other countries come to help
3 years ago

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.
3 years ago
Pets rescued from Greece wildfires
3 years ago

Wildfires force evacuations in Greece

More than a week of record heat in the area has sparked nearly 600 fires across the Mediterranean country.
3 years ago
Wildfires force evacuations in Greece
3 years ago

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.
3 years ago
Raging fires in Greece burn hundreds of thousands of acres
3 years ago

Greece wildfires force thousands to evacuate

Greek officials say 61 new fires broke out in the last 24 hours.
3 years ago
Greece wildfires force thousands to evacuate
3 years ago

Forest fire burns in Greece for 7th day

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

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.
3 years ago
Wildfires spread throughout Greece
3 years ago

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.
3 years ago
Footage captures devastating aftermath of wildfires in Greece
3 years ago

Wildfires rage through Europe

Greece has been hit hard with three major fires that are threatening whole towns and forcing evacuations by sea.
3 years ago
Wildfires rage through Europe
3 years 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.
3 years ago
Wildfires in Greece force residents to evacuate
4 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.
4 years ago
Large wildfire forces evacuations in Greece
5 years ago

Greek wildfire rages on for 2nd consecutive day

The fire is burning through a protected nature reserve on the island of Evia.
5 years ago
Greek wildfire rages on for 2nd consecutive day
6 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.
6 years ago
Dog found alive in oven after Greek wildfires has found his forever home
6 years ago

Dog found alive days after Greek wildfires

The dog was found hiding in an oven.
6 years ago
Dog found alive days after Greek wildfires
6 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.
6 years ago
Death toll from fires in Greece climbs to 91 as investigation points toward arson
6 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
6 years ago
People flee into sea to escape Greek wildfires
6 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.
6 years ago
At least 74 killed as nearly 50 wildfires explode in parts of Greece
6 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.
6 years ago
Greeks find 'serious indications' of arson in fires that killed at least 82 people
6 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.
6 years ago
Arson suspected in devastating fires in Greece that killed at least 79 people
6 years ago

People escape the wildfires in Mati, Greece

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6 years ago
People escape the wildfires in Mati, Greece
6 years ago

Deadly wildfires leave Greece in mourning

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

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

Wildfires near Athens have killed at least 74 people.
6 years ago
A 'biblical disaster': Death toll rising in wildfires near Athens
6 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.
6 years ago
Wildfires a 'biblical disaster': Greek official
6 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.
6 years ago
Dozens killed as wildfire rages in Greece
6 years ago

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.
6 years ago
Wildfire devastation in Greece seen from the ground and the sky