Fire Department

Scattered outbreaks in Corinth, fire extinguished in Xanthi

With no active front is the fire that broke out yesterday afternoon in a forest area in Stimanga, Corinthia, but firefighting forces remain in the area as there are scattered outbreaks.

It is recalled that shortly after 19.00 a message was sent by “112” to those in the area to be on standby to evacuate.

The Butterfly Valley in Rhodes is shielded with a state-of-the-art smoke detection system

A quite important tool for the prevention of fires in the forests of Rhodes is the ICT system installed by Nova in the Butterfly Valley area of Rhodes, which can detect smoke, even in small quantities, within a radius of 15 kilometres!

Lightining cause fires in northern suburbs, wider Athens

Several small fires broke out due to lightning in northern suburbs of Athens and wider Attica as a storm pounded the region, the Fire Department said on Thursday. 

Blazes were reported in arrested parts of Dionysos, Marathonas and Chalandri. The Fire Department has dispatched ground and air forces in affected areas. 

Sunny and Warm Weather Ahead Amid Fire Risk in Bulgaria

An orange and yellow fire danger warning has been issued for several areas in North and parts of South-West Bulgaria. The alerts are active for Vidin, Pleven, Gabrovo, Veliko Tarnovo, Pazardzhik, and parts of Blagoevgrad region. In these areas, the risk of very strong fires with partial or complete entrainment of tree crowns is significant.