Wildfire Breaks Out on Mountainous Crete

(Photo by Eurokinissi/Yorgos Kontarinis, file)

A wildfire broke out on Sunday afternoon at a mountainous area between Schinokapsala and Mavros Kolymbos on Crete.

A strong force of fire-fighters is currently battling the blaze under very difficult conditions as very strong winds are blowing in the area, said to Athens-Macedonia News Agency the chief of Crete’s Fire Brigade Nikos Lagoudakis.