Greece: Rescue services battle wildfires in Kechries as thousands evacuated

Firefighters and air support were battling wildfires as an estimated 4,000 people were reportedly evacuated from six different settlements, including the village of Kechries in the municipality of Corinth, on Wednesday. A fire rescue aircraft and helicopters could be seen dumping water on a burning hillside as a few people at a nearby beach in Kechries watched the action. According to reports, more than 230 firefighters have been battling the blaze with 54 fire engines, four helicopters and eight planes since Wednesday as winds and weather conditions have propagated the fires in southern Greece.

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