Big fire in Mesokampos Samos – 2 hotels evacuated

A fire broke out Saturday afternoon in the Mesokambos area of ​​Samos.
Initially, 20 firefighters with 9 vehicles rushed to the spot, and 4 aircraft and 2 helicopters assisted the fire fighting.

Shortly thereafter, the forces of Greater Athens were strengthened and now 31 firefighters are operating with 13 vehicles, 4 aircraft and 2 aircraft. 88 volunteers and 27 volunteer vehicles provide assistance.

According to the island’s mayor Christodoulos Sevastakis, who spoke to SKAI, two hotels were evacuated for precautionary reasons.

Watch video of the fire in Samos

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Gepostet von Samos24.gr am Samstag, 24. August 2019

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Gepostet von Samos24.gr am Samstag, 24. August 2019

At the same time, a large fire is under way in a rural area in Rialos West Achaia. Immediately mobilized 27 firefighters with 13 vehicles, a group hiker department and three aircraft. Strong winds blow in the area. According to the Dete website, the fire is very close to the settlement.

Apostolos Katsifaras, an outgoing Western Greek regional governor, is on the spot along with the President of CC S. Vavaroutas.

Shortly thereafter, the Fire Brigade was reinforced and three fire engines, 32 firefighters with 15 vehicles, and three hiker groups with 19 firefighters were operating in the area.

Fireplaces in Samos, Achaia, Aspropyrgos, Ioannina, Florina
Recently, a forest fire on the Aigaleo Regional Boulevard near NATO Avenue is now in recession. There is a fire going on in the area of ​​Rialou Achaia, and a better picture of the fire in Varda Ileia.

We also have forest fire in Rhidovouni, Konitsa, Ioannina. 13 firefighters with 6 vehicles and 1 group of hikers with 6 firefighters were immediately mobilized, with assistance provided by an aquatic OTA. At 16:15 the Fire Brigade was also informed of a forest fire in Vrontero Florina. 16 firefighters with 4 vehicles, 4 hiking teams and two fire engines were immediately mobilized.
 

Source – iefimerida.gr 

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