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Fires amidst the snow

In the heart of winter amid severe weather it is  expected that the Fire Brigade rushes to assist and evacuate people in the snow.

  • Published in Greece

More arson, more fires and greater area burnt in 2016

There was a 22.8 pct increase in the number of forest fires that broke out in 2016 compared with the previous year and they had a more devastating effect, with the area of burnt land rising by 124.5 pct. There was also a sharp rise in the number of confirmed cases of arson discovered by investigators, making intentional arson the top causal factor for wildfires in the year.

  • Published in Greece
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