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High temperatures, winds stoke fires in various parts of Greece

Δημοσίευση 30 Ιουλίου 2013, 14:41 / Ανανεώθηκε 30 Ιουλίου 2013, 14:41
High temperatures, winds stoke fires in various parts of Greece
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High temperatures, which reached 40 degrees Celsius in some parts of Greece on Tuesday, and string winds stokes a number of fires around the country.

High temperatures, which reached 40 degrees Celsius in some parts of Greece on Tuesday, and string winds stokes a number of fires around the country.

In Aghious Theodorous on the Attica-Corinth border, a fire burned brush near the residential part of the coastal town.

In Kynouria in the eastern part of the Arcadia province, water-dumping craft were trying to put out a blaze in a stretch of forestland, while in Florina in northern Greece, firefighters were able to bring under control a blaze than began on Monday evening in Aghios Germanos in the municipality of Prespes.

The firefighting service, meanwhile, was reported to have brought a large blaze that has been burning on the southeastern Aegean island of Rhodes since Saturday under control.