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Huge Ecological Disaster on Elafonissos

August 12, 2019
ANA

The wildfire on the island of Elafonissos was set under control late Sunday, the fire brigade said.

The fire broke out on Saturday at the area of Simos and rekindled on Sunday.

The camping at Simos and the settlement Panagia were evacuated for precautionary reasons.

According to initial information, the blaze has burnt approximately 500 of the small island’s 1,800 hectares.

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