Wildfire Burns Homes in Athens Suburb

Up to 10 homes were destroyed by wildfire on the outskirts of Athens, Greece, by Wednesday, July 20, an official told local media.

This footage filmed by video journalist Savvas Karmaniolas shows the wildfire surrounding and burning houses in Drafi, near the village of Penteli.

Greek emergency services advised residents of Drafi to evacuate on Tuesday. Active fire fronts were affecting multiple suburbs of the capital on Wednesday, according to Athens News Agency.

The Hellenic Fire Service said at least three firefighters have been injured. Credit: Savvas Karmaniolas via Storyful

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