Two Canadair planes join fight against Lefkimmi fire

CORFU. Firefighting reinforcements have arrived and there are now (18:18) 25 firefighters, 8 fire engines, 2 Canadair and 2 PZL planes.

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Aυγούστου / 2019

At the moment firefighters, residents and volunteers are fighting the fire.



The fire broke out just after 16:00 and at 18:00 it is still out of control, according to sources at the Regional Administration for Corfu. As a precautionary measure the order has been given for the village of Neohori to be evacuated.

According to the Fire Service, the fire is in a wooded area near Bastatika quite close to a residential area. Reinforcements have arrived and there are now (18:18) 25 firefighters, 8 fire engines, 2 Canadair and 2 PZL planes.