Fire in Elafonissos – Preventive evacuation of campsite and hotel

Big firefighting business in Elafonissos / Photo archive: EUROKINISSI / VASILIS PAPADOPOULOS
A fire broke out in a wooded area in Elafonissos early Saturday morning.

The fire was ordered to evacuate the campsite in Elafonissos and a hotel for preventive reasons. 21 firefighters, 7 vehicles, 2 Canadair aircraft, 5 PZLs and 1 helicopter are trying to extinguish the fire. Earlier, a fire had erupted in Eretria, which came under control .

We have already been ordered to evacuate the campsite in Elafonissos and a hotel, for preventive reasons.

Pictures of the fire in Elafonissos

For purely precautionary reasons, a campsite and hotel in Elafonisoside were evacuated by Laconia Vice-Governor Adamantia Tzanetea.

Thick smoke has reached the beach

The fire is visible from all parts of the island
Alarm for extreme fire danger

It is recalled that the state mechanism is in a three-day state of alarm today because of the extreme danger of a Category 5 fire occurrence and spread.
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