Sixty-eight fires occurred in the last 24 hours in the country and a total of 985 firefighters with 19 teams of hikers, 421 vehicles, the Motorized Special Department of Fire Operations and periodically attempted 15 aircraft and 11 helicopters, while volunteer firefighters, project machinery and aquifers were involved.
As far as the fire that broke out yesterday in Kefalonia is concerned, it is demarcated. Fire crews remain strong for the safety of the fire. The fire that occurred this afternoon in Kypseli of the Municipality of Troizinia – Methanon, is ongoing and 79 firefighters with 4 teams of hikers, 24 vehicles, 2 aircraft and 3 helicopters are assisting volunteer firefighters, project machinery and aquifers O.T.A.
According to the announcement, the local investigative offices, as well as the Arson Crimes Directorate (I.A.E.E.) are investigating the causes of the fires.