The fire broke out specifically in the Kallithea area of Loutraki – The fire brigade is out in force – The Sportcamp camp is being evacuated as a precaution
The fire that broke out earlier in a forest area in Loutraki, specifically in Kallithea Loutraki and Perachora Loutraki, is in progress. According to the vice-prefect of Corinth, the flames have reached the first houses.
Earlier, a message was sent from 112 to evacuate the areas of Kallithea, Pefkia, Irini as well as children’s camps that exist in the areas. Specifically, according to korinthostv, the Sportcamp camp is being evacuated as a precaution. The children are transported by buses to the Galanopoulos Indoor Gym.
An appeal is addressed through loutrakiblog.gr the mayor of Loutraki Giorgos Gionis that the settlement of Agios Charalambos be evacuated immediately and that all residents and visitors be removed from the surrounding areas.
⚠️ Activation 1️⃣1️⃣2️⃣
‼️ Follow the instructions of the Authorities
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54 firefighters with 19 vehicles are operating at the scene, while 3 aircraft and 2 helicopters are operating from the air.
Strong winds are blowing in the area, making the work of firefighters difficult.
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