Close-Up Footage Shows Firefighters Battling Blaze Near Athens

Volunteer firefighters released up-close footage of the fight to contain a wildfire that broke out near Athens, Greece, on July 19.

The video shows sparks and flames flying as responders battle the blaze in a mountainous area of Penteli, near Athens.

The fire was impacting multiple suburbs of the capital on Wednesday, according to Athens News Agency.

The fire service said at least three firefighters and three civilians were injured. Credit: @klimakio.rodopolis via Storyful

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