Europe sends reinforcements to tackle Greece blazes: firefighters

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Published: 2023-07-19 19:03

Last Updated: 2024-07-04 20:28


Europe sends reinforcements to tackle Greece blazes: firefighters
Europe sends reinforcements to tackle Greece blazes: firefighters

Three European countries are sending reinforcements to help tackle ongoing wildfires in Greece, the Greek fire service said Wednesday.

"Greece has asked for three firefighting crews as part of the European civil protection mechanism," said fire services spokesman Yannis Artopios, adding that Romania, Slovakia and Poland had responded and would send a total of 230 reinforcements by Friday.