February 25, 2024

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Sixteen people were hospitalized and one died in a fire in the country

Violence Fire That hit
Greece Their devastation continues due to the scorching heat for a week: 16 people were lightly burned or suffered from respiratory problems.
Admitted to hospital On August 5 and 6, a 38-year-old man living north of Athens fell on a utility pole and died at the hospital.

“There were about ten people [admises à l’hôpital] With respiratory problems at the Istia pharmacy on the island of Evia, including two firefighters, Greek Health Minister Vasilis Kiglias said, while Prime Minister Griagos Mitsodakis lamented the “very dire situation” facing the country.

French reinforcements

According to the Greek news agency ANA, a firefighter and five residents suffered minor burns in a fire in a village in northern Athens.

In addition to the forests and villages on the island of Evia, 200 km east of Athens, it was particularly the village of Affidavits, which were the victims of violent fires from Thursday to Friday night.

At least 450 Greek firefighters intervened in the disaster, aided by air resources and land vehicles. About 82 French firefighters – soldiers and civilians – arrived from Marseille on Thursday evening to intervene in the disaster on Friday.

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