A fire has broken out in a forest area in Mesochoria, Evia , while ground and air forces have been mobilized. At 15:10, in fact, 112 sent a message to the residents to evacuate the area.
The notification received by the Fire Brigade for the fire mobilized its forces and 44 firefighters, 15 vehicles, 1 group of pedestrians and water-carrying local authorities are operating at the scene, while 4 aircraft and 2 helicopters are assisting from the air.
It is noted that the fire broke out in an area with installed wind turbines .
Mayor of Karystos: Uncontrolled fire is burning near houses
Speaking to evima.gr, the mayor of Karystos Lefteris Raviolos stated characteristically: “The fire is in progress near houses in the village of Mesochoria. They operate by air but the winds that blow in the area are very strong. However, the atmosphere is suffocating from the smoke. “Ground forces, volunteers and water carriers of the Municipality of Karystos are also operating” .