Greek wildfires reach third day; Italy, France aid efforts.

A major wildfire in Greece is raging for a third day, prompting neighboring European countries to help fight it.

The wildfire, which started in the region of Dervenochoria, about 30 kilometers north of the capital Athens, on Nov. 17, is spreading rapidly due to high temperatures and strong winds, Reuters reported on Nov. 19.

On the 18th, the flames reached the Mandra region, west of Athens, where residents were evacuated and dozens of homes were burned.

In Loutraki, a seaside resort west of Athens, where a second wildfire started, firefighting efforts are continuing for the third day.

Meanwhile, on the southeastern Greek island of Rhodes, a third wildfire broke out on the night of the 18th, destroying dozens of homes and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of residents.

As the damage mounted, European Union allies stepped in to help fight the fires.

Greek authorities announced that four firefighting aircraft from Italy and France were joining the effort.

Greece previously suffered a devastating wildfire in 2018, 카지노사이트넷 when 101 people died in the resort town of Mati, east of Athens.

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