Greece: Fire Breaks out in Megara, West Attica

FILE - Fire burns a forrest near the village of Trachyli, on the Greek island of Evia, Friday, July 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

ATHENS – A fire broke out in a residential area in Megara, west Attica, on Sunday.

Twenty-eight firefighters in 14 trucks, two ground units and two helicopters have been dispatched in the area.

Secretary general of the Citizens Protection Ministry Nikos Chardalias rushed to the area to coordinate the efforts made to contain the blaze.