Fire in the Pierian Mountains: Forests burning for the third day in a row

It rages for a third consecutive day or in Pieria The fire is out of control and heading for Kozani, the fire department has announced. The Wildlife Sanctuary is burned in the Sarakatsana Katerini region in the Pieria Mountains. The fire that broke out on Sunday (31.04.2024) on a forest area has not yet been brought under control due to the area’s roughness. According to the fire department, the fire develops within ravines and heads west from its starting point, to Kozani. At the same time the firepower, terrestrial, is reinforced to 131 firefighters, 8 teams of hikers and 35 fire vehicles, while from air 3 helicopters are currently assisting. Fire does not endanger residential areas.