Fires – Greece: 41 in 1 day – Local flare-ups in Konitsa
Most of the fires in the country today, were dealt with directly, in their initial stage.
The fire that broke out earlier in Corfu is in remission, while no active front but only a few flare-ups are recorded in the fire in Konitsa according to the Fire Department.
At the same time, 41 fires broke out within 24 hours in our country.
Most faced directly, in their initial stage.
The fire that broke out today at noon in a forest area in Lefkimmi, Corfu, is under control and 30 firefighters are working with a group of pedestrians, 9 vehicles, two aircraft and a helicopter.
Subsidy for the provision of volunteer hydroelectric firefighters and local government bodies.
The local investigative offices, as well as the Divisions of the Arson Crimes Directorate (D.A.E.E.) are investigating the causes of the fires.
It is recalled that, according to the Fire Risk Prediction Map issued by the General Secretariat of Civil Protection of the Ministry of Climate Crisis & Civil Protection (www.civilprotection.gr)for tomorrow, Monday 08 August 2022, a very high risk of fire (risk category 4) is predicted for the following areas:
Region of Attica
Region of Central Greece (Evia)
Peloponnese Region (Corinthia Region, Argolis Region)
Region of Eastern Macedonia & Thrace (Evros PE, Thassos PE)
The personnel of the Fire Services of the above Regional Units remain on partial alert, in order to deal with the increased service recommendations, which may arise due to a very high risk of fire (risk category 4).
In direct cooperation with the General Secretariat of Civil Protection, all relevant state agencies involved, as well as the Regions and Municipalities of the above regions, have been informed, so that they are on increased readiness to take measures within their competence.
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