Activation time (UTC): 2021-08-02 13:42:00
Event time (UTC): 2021-08-01 15:38:00
Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)
A wildfire is raging from Sunday 1 August noon in the island of Rhodes, burning down large forest and rural areas. The moderate wind and high flammability of forest fuels due to prolonged draught, make the work of
firefighters very difficult. Psinthos village has been evacuated for precautionary reasons.
According to the Greek Fire Service, 103 firefighters with 20 vehicles were operating in the area on Sunday 2 August,
assisted by 6 ground force group, six (6) helicopters and three (3) planes. Another resources are planned to be deployed.
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How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2021): Fire in Rhodes island, North Aegean District, Greece (2021-08-02). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/0c7cf321-e2c7-4fbe-831d-c8b69b5a420b
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