Fire in the Pierian Mountains: In progress the forest fire in Sarakatsana

The forest area continues to burn in the Pieria Mountains. The battle to extinguish the fire is under way. Fire broke out yesterday (31.03.2024) at noon in a forest area in Sarakatsana in the Pieria Mountains. The fire is still underway while ground and aerial forces are attempting to destroy it. After the all-night battle with the fire at the point they still attempt 59 firefighters, with two teams of walking sections and 15 vehicles, while from air assists a firefighting aircraft. The causes of the fire remain unknown.