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Greece: Wildfire in Forest Area in Amoni, Corinth

ATHENS – A wildfire that broke out earlier on Thursday in an area of forest in Amoni, Corinth was in progress, the fire brigade reported.

It said the fire was burning in an inaccessible area but that no inhabited areas were threatened so far. Based on the initial information from sources, it is believed that the fire was caused by a lightning strike.

Seven fire engines, 27 fire fighters, including one team of fire fighters on foot, and two firefighting aircraft are battling the blaze, which is fanned by strong winds blowing in the area.

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