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ATHENS (REUTERS) – Greek authorities ordered a lot more evacuations on an island near Athens on Thursday (Aug 5) and battled a blaze near the website of the ancient Olympic Gamings in the western Peloponnese as wildfires raved for a 3rd day.

Temperatures of greater than 40 deg C as well as strong winds have fanned more than 150 wildfires in different areas of the country in current days, contributing to the blazes in Turkey and other areas of the Mediterranean.

Greater than a dozen towns have actually been evacuated on the island of Evia near Athens given that Tuesday, with some 85 individuals rescued by watercraft from a coastline, as the wildfire sweltered evergreen as well as sent clouds of ashes as well as smoke spiralling right into the air. Miles away, the skies in Athens was darkened.

The authorities cleared even more individuals on Evia on Thursday as church bells called, alerting that the fire was approaching. More than 170 firefighters with 52 engines as well as six aircraft were operating in the area.

Two towns were left in the Peloponnese area on Wednesday as a blaze raged near the historical site of the ancient Olympics.

After an all-night fight with the fires, firemans appeared to have actually conserved the site in old Olympia, with the old prizes unharmed, Culture Preacher Lina Mendoni told ANT1 tv.

The website, where the Olympic fire starts its trip to the city hosting the modern Olympics, is among Greece’s most popular visitor destinations. It had additionally been intimidated by fire in 2007.

Supports arrived from Cyprus and France, as well as two aircraft from Sweden were expected in the future Thursday as firemans planned for another tough day.

Fires that had actually endangered residences on the northern borders of Athens on Tuesday were under control, with firefighters and airplane still operating in the area.


A firemen trying to snuff out a wildfire at Varympompi suburb, north of Athens, Greece, on Aug 3, 2021. PICTURE: REUTERS

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