Fire in the resort Nea Makri

Greek authorities ordered the evacuation of residents on the outskirts of the coastal resort town of Nea Makri near Athens late Monday evening. After a large forest fire broke out in the area. At least two houses and several cars were burned, but no residents or firefighters were injured. The fire started in two separate […]

It’s not my fault: 14-year-old arsonist withdrew from testimony

According to the latest information, a 14-year-old who admitted to arson yesterday, said that “it is not his fault.” The teenager has been assigned a psychological examination. Accompanied by parents and staff from the Investigation Department of the Lamia Prosecutor’s Office and Lamia’s Security Sub-Directorate, the 14-year-old accused of arson fires that erupted from 5 […]

Fires hit the budget of Greece

Fires, floods and other natural disasters have cost the Greek budget about 1.6 billion euros over the past two years, of which 500 million euros are recent fires. And that’s not counting the cost of compensating the population for recovery. In fact, the 2021 budget was burdened with two main tax breaks that the government […]

Russian BU-200 crashed in Turkey

A BE-200 firefighting plane rented in Russia crashed in Turkey today. None of the seven crew members, according to preliminary information, survived. The tragic incident took place in the city of Kahramanmarash, RIA Novosti reports. The Russian aircraft was sent to fight the numerous fires that hit Turkey. There were 7 people on board. There […]

Mitsotakis: Failures recognized, actions indicated

At his first press conference after the start of the devastating wildfires, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis acknowledged the setbacks in the fight against the disaster and announced measures to protect the country from the climate crisis. The Greek prime minister insisted that responsibility “would be transferred” in due course, hinting at the possibility of a […]

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