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Villages in the Peloponnese evacuated, wounded, and evacuated

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Dried in the heat, Greek forests are prone to wildfires every summer, Food in strong winds. Again this summer,
Greece Facing a new heat wave that raises the temperature from 42 to 44 degrees.

A few days ago, a fire broke out on Mount Penteli near the Greek capital. This Saturday, Four villages in the northwestern part of the Peloponnese, Near the town of Patras, which was evacuated by Greek firefighters after facing a major wildfire. 140 firefighters, 50 trucks, eight water bombers and helicopters were deployed to control the fire in the Syrian region.

According to a provisional assessment by the Greek Civil Protection, a dozen houses were burned and five people were injured. Five of the injured were taken to hospitals in the area with respiratory problems, Civil Protection said.

Save bathers who can suffocate from the smoke of ashes

Authorities sent warning messages on cell phones to warn of the need to evacuate the villages of Seria, Cameras, Achaiaz and Labiri. Hospitals in Patras and the neighboring town of Igio have been warned to accommodate the wounded, while the Coast Guard has been warned to rescue bathers who may be breathing smoke from the ashes.

On Saturday afternoon, the beach resort of Logos was also evacuated and the fire spread to the coast. Residents and tourists were taken by the Port Police to the IGO port, a few kilometers from the village. The motorway in the area and the Rio-Ontario bridge connecting Peloponnese and Greece were closed to traffic.

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