The picture of the fire in Mandra is better – The fire in Haidari has been contained

The fire that broke out yesterday in an agroforestry area in Mandra Attica presents a much better picture

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The fire that broke out yesterday in an agroforestry area in Mandra Attica presents a much better picture. According to the Fire Department, the situation has improved significantly, while there are scattered small fires within the burned area, which, however, do not inspire any concern. Strong forces of the Fire Department remain at the scene and are operating.

The fire broke out yesterday at 17:05 east of the Athens-Thebes provincial road and 50 firefighters with 2 groups of infantry units, 22 vehicles, 5 aircraft, 3 helicopters were immediately mobilized to extinguish it. A little later, at 18:02, a message was sent via 112 to the residents of the Neos Pontos and Nea Zoi settlements, asking them to evacuate the area as a precaution and head towards Mandra.

Furthermore, the fire that broke out yesterday at 15:27 in a forest area in Haidari at Mikro Schistos, has been contained. To put it out, 70 firefighters, 2 groups of pedestrians, 23 vehicles, 2 aircraft, 2 helicopters were mobilized, while volunteers and municipal water tankers are assisting.

Source: RES-EAP