Fire engines will be remaining at Agios Panteleimonas Monastery on Mount Athos until Monday morning to tackle a possible new breakout of the fire that had started on Saturday afternoon.

The fire was tackled by six fire engines and had been placed under control since Saturday night. According to the Fire Brigade on Mount Athos, the fire has been extinguished but because the area is inaccessible the fire engines will remain on standby in the event that it starts again from a location that cannot be seen.