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Sunday 3 December 2023 Dublin: 0°C

# Greek Wildfires

This year
Greece blaze is 'largest wildfire ever recorded in EU'
Eleven planes and one helicopter from the EU fleet have been sent to help Greece counter the fire.
Greek police arrest 140 on suspicion of arson as firefighters struggle to contain blazes
In the last two days, 19 people believed to be migrants – including two children – have been killed in forest blazes.
Wildfires reach outskirts of Athens as strong gusts of wind cause flare-ups around Greece
Firefighters also battled flames on Rhodes for a 10th successive day.
Over 2,000 evacuated from Corfu as Greece's largest-ever wildfire evacuation continues
It comes as tens of thousands of people fled wildfires on the Greek island of Rhodes yesterday.
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Greek megafires highlight failure to prepare, experts say
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis described the blazes as an “ecological disaster”.
'He showed people how to be a human being': His Blood Bikes East colleagues pay tribute to Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp
O’Callaghan-Westropp died after being caught up in the Greek wildfires this summer.
Greek wildfire death toll climbs to 88
Forensics experts have faced a difficult task trying to identify the bodies.