March 31, 2023

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Greece Wildfire Warning: Map of Very High Risk Regions

The Greek Fire Service and the Citizens’ Ministry of Defense issued a warning on Friday 9 July about wildfires due to high temperatures and strong winds.

According to the warning, the following regions are at very high risk (level 4):

Attica Central Greece, (Viotia, Evia, Fiotida) Peloponnese: (Corinth, Argolis, Laconia Northern Aegean: Lesvos, Chios, Samos, Ikaria Southern Aegean: Cyclades Crete

Level 4 areas are marked in orange and high risk areas (level 3) are marked in yellow. Usually, when the danger level is orange, the authorities close the entrance to forests or forest park areas.

see also Dangers: forest and mountain fires

Civil protection calls for all protective measures to be taken, to avoid fires in the open air and work that can cause sparks, if a fire is detected, call the fire department <199>.

⚠️⚠️⚠️Ενημέρωση για την επιχειρησιακή ετοιμότητα του Π.Σ. λόγω πολύ υψηλού κινδύνου πυρκαγιάς για αύριο Παρασκευή 07/09/2021 και μερική επιφυλακή προσωπικού Π.Σ.
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– Πυροσβεστικό Σώμα (@pyrosvestiki) July 8, 2021

In order to find out the level of fire danger at the current moment, you need to click on link, and a page similar to the one above will open. There, on a map of Greece, the current situation will be shown. At the bottom is the time, and at the top is the word ανανέωση χάρτες (update the map).

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