Several Fires Burn Out of Control at the Island of Evia

ATHENS — At least 5 communities were evacuated at the island of Evia on Saturday as several fires are raging out of control, said the Fire Brigade.

Fires around the villages of Spathari, Metochi and Mourtia rekindled in Saturday and are burning out of control, and so is a front at the village of Dafnoussa.

An elderly couple was rescued by firefighters in the village of Krioneritis right before flames engulfed their home and were taken to safe location.

Read more: Fires Rampage Through Forests in Greece; Thousands Evacuated (Pics & Vids)


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