The column of 46 vehicles with 143 Polish firefighters is already in Greece, the provincial headquarters of the state fire service in Wroclaw and the headquarters of the state fire service announced Monday evening.
Greece has been battling major fires for several days. At the initiative of Prime Minister Mathews Moravici, the Minister of Interior and Administration ordered the Commander-in-Chief of the State Fire Service to send firefighters to this country, who will support their Greek partners.
See: Greece. Two killed in fire. Polish firefighters will help
“The convoy is already in Greece,” said the head office of the Vroko Vovotoship in Troy. Cross-border photo attached to entry.
Firefighters have shared a video from the Internet showing “Red Hosar” crossing Serbia.
Polish firefighters will often be sent to the island of Avia, where the current fire situation is worse – said the commander of the Polish fire brigade in Greece. Michał Langner from KG PSP.
“Polish firefighters have entered Greece !! They are heading to the shelter (about 40 km). In the morning they will depart for their destination, which will probably be the island of Evia (the old name of the island is Euboea – ed.)” – KG PSP wrote on Twitter on Monday evening.
Fire on the island of Evia, Crete and the Peloponnese
The catastrophic fire in the northern part of Athens caused two deaths. Thousands of people were evacuated. The fire broke out on the island of Evia, in Crete, where the fire was already under control, and in Peloponne, where the situation remained stable, but there were still several hundred firefighters on alert.
See: Greece. Fire near Olympia and Upoya. “The Titans Fight”
The European Wildfire Information Agency (EFFIS) estimates that in the first ten days of the fire in Greece, the fire destroyed a total of 56,000 people. Hectares of land.
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