85 Wildfires in 24 hours all across Greece

Eighty five wildfires broke out in the 24 hours from Friday to Saturday across the country, the Greek Fire Service said in a statement.From Peloponnese in the South up to Halkidiki in the North the wild fires burned down thousands of acres of forest land – and this although the wildfires season is considered to be over.
At least three wild fires ranged in Peloponnese on Saturday, one more broke out at 3 o’ clock Sunday morning in the forest in the municipality of Ancient Olympia
In many areas the small wildfires have been extinguished, while the situation looks better where the blazes went out of control. Houses, pine and olive trees were burned, local authorities have submitted request to have the area declared in a state of emergency.

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