Greek fire fighters battling largest wildfires of this summer near Athens

2019-08-14 03:34:00 GMT2019-08-14 11:34:00(Beijing Time) Xinhua English
Flames are seen scorching a forest near Makrymalli village on Evia island, Greece, Aug. 13, 2019. Greek fire fighters were battling the largest wildfires of this summer raging in two major fronts near Athens on Tuesday, local authorities said. More than 500 residents have been evacuated from three villages as a precautionary measure and no injured have been reported neither near Thebes city in the mainland, northwest of the capital, nor on Evia island, two hour's drive from Athens, according to the Fire Service. (Photo by Nick Paleologos/Xinhua) Flames are seen scorching a forest near Makrymalli village on Evia island, Greece, Aug. 13, 2019. Greek fire fighters were battling the largest wildfires of this summer raging in two major fronts near Athens on Tuesday, local authorities said. More than 500 residents have been evacuated from three villages as a precautionary measure and no injured have been reported neither near Thebes city in the mainland, northwest of the capital, nor on Evia island, two hour's drive from Athens, according to the Fire Service. (Photo by Nick Paleologos/Xinhua)
Flames and smokes rise as a result of a wildfire near Makrymalli village on Evia island, Greece, Aug. 13, 2019. Greek fire fighters were battling the largest wildfires of this summer raging in two major fronts near Athens on Tuesday, local authorities said. More than 500 residents have been evacuated from three villages as a precautionary measure and no injured have been reported neither near Thebes city in the mainland, northwest of the capital, nor on Evia island, two hour's drive from Athens, according to the Fire Service. (Photo by Nick Paleologos/Xinhua) Flames and smokes rise as a result of a wildfire near Makrymalli village on Evia island, Greece, Aug. 13, 2019. Greek fire fighters were battling the largest wildfires of this summer raging in two major fronts near Athens on Tuesday, local authorities said. More than 500 residents have been evacuated from three villages as a precautionary measure and no injured have been reported neither near Thebes city in the mainland, northwest of the capital, nor on Evia island, two hour's drive from Athens, according to the Fire Service. (Photo by Nick Paleologos/Xinhua)
A water-dropping helicopter is seen battling a wildfire near Makrymalli village on Evia island, Greece, Aug. 13, 2019. Greek fire fighters were battling the largest wildfires of this summer raging in two major fronts near Athens on Tuesday, local authorities said. More than 500 residents have been evacuated from three villages as a precautionary measure and no injured have been reported neither near Thebes city in the mainland, northwest of the capital, nor on Evia island, two hour's drive from Athens, according to the Fire Service. (Photo by Nick Paleologos/Xinhua) A water-dropping helicopter is seen battling a wildfire near Makrymalli village on Evia island, Greece, Aug. 13, 2019. Greek fire fighters were battling the largest wildfires of this summer raging in two major fronts near Athens on Tuesday, local authorities said. More than 500 residents have been evacuated from three villages as a precautionary measure and no injured have been reported neither near Thebes city in the mainland, northwest of the capital, nor on Evia island, two hour's drive from Athens, according to the Fire Service. (Photo by Nick Paleologos/Xinhua)
Local residents of Makrymalli look at a wildfire from a distance on Evia island, Greece, Aug. 13, 2019. Greek fire fighters were battling the largest wildfires of this summer raging in two major fronts near Athens on Tuesday, local authorities said. More than 500 residents have been evacuated from three villages as a precautionary measure and no injured have been reported neither near Thebes city in the mainland, northwest of the capital, nor on Evia island, two hour's drive from Athens, according to the Fire Service. (Photo by Nick Paleologos/Xinhua) Local residents of Makrymalli look at a wildfire from a distance on Evia island, Greece, Aug. 13, 2019. Greek fire fighters were battling the largest wildfires of this summer raging in two major fronts near Athens on Tuesday, local authorities said. More than 500 residents have been evacuated from three villages as a precautionary measure and no injured have been reported neither near Thebes city in the mainland, northwest of the capital, nor on Evia island, two hour's drive from Athens, according to the Fire Service. (Photo by Nick Paleologos/Xinhua)
A fire engine is seen operating during efforts to extinguish a wildfire near Makrymalli village on Evia island, Greece, Aug. 13, 2019. Greek fire fighters were battling the largest wildfires of this summer raging in two major fronts near Athens on Tuesday, local authorities said. More than 500 residents have been evacuated from three villages as a precautionary measure and no injured have been reported neither near Thebes city in the mainland, northwest of the capital, nor on Evia island, two hour's drive from Athens, according to the Fire Service. (Photo by Nick Paleologos/Xinhua) A fire engine is seen operating during efforts to extinguish a wildfire near Makrymalli village on Evia island, Greece, Aug. 13, 2019. Greek fire fighters were battling the largest wildfires of this summer raging in two major fronts near Athens on Tuesday, local authorities said. More than 500 residents have been evacuated from three villages as a precautionary measure and no injured have been reported neither near Thebes city in the mainland, northwest of the capital, nor on Evia island, two hour's drive from Athens, according to the Fire Service. (Photo by Nick Paleologos/Xinhua)
A water-dropping helicopter is seen battling a wildfire near Makrymalli village on Evia island, Greece, on Aug. 13, 2019. Greek firefighters battled the largest wildfires of this summer raging in two major fronts near Athens on Tuesday, local authorities said. More than 500 residents have been evacuated from three villages as a precautionary measure, according to the Fire Service. (Photo by Nick Paleologos/Xinhua) A water-dropping helicopter is seen battling a wildfire near Makrymalli village on Evia island, Greece, on Aug. 13, 2019. Greek firefighters battled the largest wildfires of this summer raging in two major fronts near Athens on Tuesday, local authorities said. More than 500 residents have been evacuated from three villages as a precautionary measure, according to the Fire Service. (Photo by Nick Paleologos/Xinhua)
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