Activation time (UTC): 2016-09-12 14:36:00
Event time (UTC): 2016-09-10 07:00:00
Event type: Forest fire, wild fire
On Saturday 10-09-2016 morning, four fires that started on the island of Thassos (NE Greece) and continue to burn for a third day. The fires were probably caused by strong lightning activity in the island that was not followed by rain (Dry storm). Villages have been evacuated.
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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2016): Fires on Thassos Island (2016-09-12). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/91f3f687-e5d0-4416-b264-92b6df64c8fd
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