Massive wildfire breaks out in Athens suburb

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 A strong forest fire broke out in the suburbs of Athens

A strong forest fire broke out in the southeastern suburbs of Athens, due to which some of the local residents were evacuated. The fire is said to be threatening homes and power lines.

The Guardian reports.

The fire broke out this afternoon on the southern slopes of Mt. Imett, driven by strong winds.< br />
More than 100 firefighters are fighting the fire, 6 planes and 4 helicopters have been involved. According to the press, there are three injured among the firefighters.

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