Three Active Fire Fronts in Ancient Olympia

ΑΤΗΕΝS — Three fire fronts are still active in the broader municipality of Ancient Olympia, northwestern Peloponnese, Ilia Region Vice-Governor told Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA-MPA) on Saturday.

The heaviest of these is the fire front at the area of Chelidoni, he noted, while the other two are burning in the areas of Achladini and Nemouta.

Fires that were burning near and around the villages of Labeti, Koliri and Varvasena at Pirgos municipality on Friday have been significantly contained, he noted.


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