athens - Parts of Greece are harassed by forest fires, which are due to long lasting drought and strong winds. The fire brigade reported that it has certainly been excavated for 85 natural fires in the last 24 hours.
In the west of the Peloponnese peninsula, the night of Saturday on Sunday could be prevented from swallowing the village of Mákistos by the flames. That reported the local radio channel ERA Kalamata. Just ten years ago, tens of thousands of people died of forest fires. Mákistos was then completely destroyed.
On the northern-shore holiday island of Chalkidiki, two houses are released by a forest fire on Saturday, according to the state radio ERT.