Children's Hospital Evacuated as Fire Burns Near Athens

The Hellenic Fire Service said more than 400 firefighters and 85 vehicles have been deployed to battle a fire burning in Penteli, a village near Athens, Greece, on Tuesday, July 19.

Dozens of children were transferred out of hospitals in the area as a precaution, according to the fire service.

This footage shows a view of the fire from the Athens suburb of Agia Paraskevi.

According to local news, residents of Anthousa and Drafi were told to evacuate because of the fire. Credit: Rachelle Galloway-Popotas via Storyful

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