Friday, June 21 2024

Evacuation alert issued on Andros island due to wildfires

 wildfire Andros
 
Residents and tourists on the Greek island of Andros, Cyclades, were faced with an evacuation alert due to a wildfire that broke out earlier today.
 HDN Newsroom
 
Authorities in civil protection are urging individuals within the Gides region, located near Vitali on the northeastern coast of the island, to relocate to the port of Gavrio on the northwest side of the island.
 
The wildfire that broke out earlier today, Saturday, is currently affecting low vegetation.
 
A team of 12 firefighters is actively engaged at the region with six vehicles, one helicopter and one aircraft.