rhodes wildfire

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WWF: Poor precautions to blame for Rhodes fire

Oct 2nd, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

"Rhodes paid the price this year for the insufficiency of the country's fire protection system". A report from the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) blames the authorities for the fires that raged for days in July 2008 on the island of Rhodes, devastating woodlands that are home to wild ...

Rhodes wildfires under control

Jul 27th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

The wildfires, after a hard fight of 6 days, finally seem to be under control, after destroying some one of the most beautiful forests on the verdant island of Rhodes. The fire that was contained in rural areas, threatened a village on Friday and led to three hotel evacuations as ...

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 ...