Greece: Firefighters tackle flames at migrant facility in Lesbos

A fire broke out at the «One Happy Family» migrant facility on the Greek island of Lesbos on Saturday night. Footage shows the fire brigades extinguishing the flames. Facility officials wrote on their Facebook page that «the fire has been put out, but the damage is big,» adding that no injuries were reported. The incident is being investigated. The «One Happy Family» is a Swiss-operated migrant... Еще community center. It is located opposite the Kara Tepe refugee camp which is home to around 1,500 people including many children and families. The facility provided the migrants with school lessons, employment services and various activities. Tensions on the island heightened in the recent days as locals protest against building new migrant camps, in wake of a fresh migrant surge after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that authorities would no longer stop migrants from trying to enter the EU.

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