Achaia is on alert from a new fire that has broken out in Ziria, Achaia in a forest area.
The fire, due to the stormy winds, spread very quickly, creating a very large front. Winds of 3 beauforts are blowing in the area, with gusts of 6 beauforts, directing the fire towards the village of Ziria.
According to information, an order was given for the immediate evacuation of the villages of Ziria and Ano Ziria, as well as to stop the passage of vehicles on the National Road, at the height of Drepano.
Local media report that many residents of Kato Ziria are experiencing respiratory problems. EKAB units rush to the spot to offer assistance.
According to the fire brigade, initially 18 firefighters were mobilized with 9 vehicles and then reinforced to 49 firefighters, with 22 vehicles, a pedestrian, five aircraft, among them the brutal Russian Beriev and two helicopters.
A large operation has already been set up for the immediate evacuation of the residents in Ziria, where the fire front is directed, as well as in Kamares and Lambiri, while according to information from thebest.gr, an operation has been organized to transport a trapped woman near his church village of Ziria.
A similar operation has been set up to evacuate a children's camp in Lampiri. The children boarded buses and were transported to Patras, to a safe place, accompanied by patrol cars.
A fire had broken out in the area last Monday as well.