Activation time (UTC): 2021-08-05 11:38:00
Event time (UTC): 2021-08-04 10:03:00
Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)
Α wildfire is raging since 4 July 2021 in Ancient Olympia Municipality at Western Greece Region, burning down large forests of pine and rural areas. The fire is active on several fonts. The moderate wind, high temperatures and high flammability of forest fuels make the work of firefighters very difficult. The areas of Ancient Olympia, Pelopio, Platanio, Koskina, Mageiras, Kladeo, Xelidoni, Kaykonia have been ordered to evacuate for precautionary reasons. In the area 174 firefighters with 52 vehicles, assisted by 9 ground force groups, four (4) helicopters and two (2) planes has been deployed. Voluntary firefighters, water tankers and local government machinery provide assistance.
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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2021): Forest fire in Ancient Olympia Municipality, Western Greece Region, Greece (2021-08-05). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/1c7e8e37-2ce8-405b-9c13-f55367ab46de
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