Activation time (UTC): 2021-08-04 08:22:00
Event time (UTC): 2021-08-03 13:22:00
Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)
From Tuesday afternoon wildfires are raging the island of Evia and the north sector of Attica region in Greece, burning down large forests, urban interfaces and rural areas. The moderate wind, high temperatures and high flammability of forest, make the work of firefighters very difficult. Several firefighters with numerous vehicles are currently operating in the affected areas.
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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2021): Wildfires in Greece (2021-08-04). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/5ed86dcf-a9df-40b6-b295-2c1aada75759
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