Activation time (UTC): 2019-08-13 15:05:00
Event time (UTC): 2019-08-13 03:15:00
Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)
On 13/08/2019 a forest fire broke out in Evia Island, 70 km North-Northeast from Athens. Residents of the villages of Makrimalli, Kondodespoti, Stavros and Platanias have been relocated as a preventative measure. According to Fire Service, 227 personnel with 75 vehicles, 7 hand crew fire-fighters groups, 6 fire fighting airplanes and 5 firefighting helicopters are involved in the operation to bring the fire under control. Furthermore, there has been an official request for international assistance through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism.
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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2019): Forest fire in Evia Island, Greece (2019-08-13). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/2bc926d4-d0df-4dfa-a2b3-5b698742c85c
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