Wildfires in northern, southern Greece

A wildfire broke out on Friday in a forest region in Psathopyr-gos, in the northern Peloponnese of southern Greece, as a section of the Patras-Corinth national motorway has been cordoned off by police for precautionary reasons.
Twenty firefighters and eight fire engines were fighting the blaze, assisted by three water-bombing aircraft.
Meanwhile, a wildfire burned dried grass and was threatening a wood factory plant in Kallithea, Pieria prefecture of northern Greece. Four firefighters and two fire engines have been dispatched to the area.
Also in Pieria prefecture, a fire that broke out along railway tracks, ignited by sparks caused by passing train, has been put under partial control.

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