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Wildfire in the southern Rhodes

Mar 5th, 2010 Posted in News | Read the full story

A wildfire that broke out on Wednesday at 8:30 pm in a forest area near the village of Embona was successfully contained yesterday late evening. Strong winds quickly spread the wildfire through the forest of Kunaràs covering the area from the outskirts of the village of Kritinia to the village ...


The fires in Rhodes are still burning in day number 5

Jul 26th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

Thirty-four fire engines, 160 firefighters, 100 soldiers and 13 aircraft are deployed to contain the blaze in the south of the island, while new reinforcements has being rushed in from mainland Greece. The damages are still contained in the rural areas at an area of about 20 sq.km but as ...


Wildfires in Greece

Jul 25th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

When hot, dry conditions combine with high winds, a condition that is very common in Greece during the summer, the result may be a wildfire, both from natural causes and from arson. This kind of fires are difficult to control, can happen at any time, but usually the fire season ...