Hardalias: 116 fires in the last 48 hours – The big battle is in Rhodes

The Deputy Minister of Civil Protection and Crisis Management, Nikos Hardalias, spoke about the titanic battle against fires in the last 24 hours, revealing that 116 fires occurred in the last 48 hours.

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Referring to the prolonged heat, Mr. Hardalias said: “Difficult days are not just the heat for us. The difficult days begin when the heatwave is over with the drought that will have been created and what that means.

So we have before us several weeks of alarm, readiness, vigilance. Understand that there is fatigue. We try every day to update our plans according to the meteorological data, which come to us “.