Tag: fire brigade

Damning new evidence on the 2018 Mati fire points to a cover-up

Damning new evidence on the 2018 Mati fire points to a cover-up

Court documents regarding the deadly July 23, 2018, wildfires in Eastern Attica brought to light by Kathimerini, points to a “cover-up with huge moral, political and penal implications,” government spokesperson Stelios Petsas…

Delivery of new, donated fire trucks at Athens airport

Delivery of new, donated fire engines at Athens airport

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis attended a ceremony for the delivery of 20 fire engines donated by the tobacco company Papastratos, held at the Fire Brigade building at Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos”…

European Emergency Number

Greece finally operates European Emergency Number

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced that the European Emergency number 112 will be operational from 1 January 2020. 112 is the emergency number in all 28 EU member states, as well…

Fire breaks in Schinias, Marathon 1

Fire breaks in Schinias, Marathon

Following the devastating fires two weeks ago in Attica, a fire has broken out on the blue coast of Schinias in Marathon. The emergency fire brigade consisting of 12 firefighters and six…

Greek wildfires

25 People Still Missing from Wildfires

There are 25 people officially reported as still missing by their families after the deadly fire that swept through eastern Attica and the seaside town of Mati, the fire brigade announced on…