Activation time (UTC): 2021-08-06 08:21:00
Event time (UTC): 2021-08-05 12:19:00
Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)
A wildfire is raging from Thursday noon in Central Greece, 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. Elaia and Kallithea villages have been evacuated for precautionary reasons. According to Fire Service 28 firefighters with 10 vehicles are currently operating in the area, assisted by 1 ground force group.
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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2021): Wildfire in Fokida, Greece (2021-08-06). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/6398e719-4fe8-4bf0-bfb7-5d8f53df2363
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