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PICS: Major Wildfire Rages Near Athens; Residents Flee Homes

World | News18 | July 24, 2018, 10:16 am
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 A firefighter sprays water on the fire in the town of Mati, east of Athens on July 23, 2018. Regional authorities have declared a state of emergency in the eastern and western parts of the greater Athens area as fires fanned by gale-force winds raged through pine forests and seaside settlements on either side of the Greek capital. (Image: AP)

A firefighter sprays water on the fire in the town of Mati, east of Athens on July 23, 2018. Regional authorities have declared a state of emergency in the eastern and western parts of the greater Athens area as fires fanned by gale-force winds raged through pine forests and seaside settlements on either side of the Greek capital. (Image: AP)

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 People watch a wildfire raging in the town of Rafina, near Athens, Greece. (Image: Reuters)

People watch a wildfire raging in the town of Rafina, near Athens, Greece. (Image: Reuters)

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 A wildfire rages in the town of Rafina, near Athens, Greece. (Image: Reuters)

A wildfire rages in the town of Rafina, near Athens, Greece. (Image: Reuters)

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 A man looks at the flames as a wildfire burns in the town of Rafina, near Athens, Greece. (Image: Reuters)

A man looks at the flames as a wildfire burns in the town of Rafina, near Athens, Greece. (Image: Reuters)

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 Firefighters and soldiers try to extinguish a wildfire burning in the town of Rafina, near Athens, Greece. (Image: Reuters)

Firefighters and soldiers try to extinguish a wildfire burning in the town of Rafina, near Athens, Greece. (Image: Reuters)

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 A plane flies over the smoke and fire coming the town of Mati, near Athens, Greece. (Image: AP)

A plane flies over the smoke and fire coming the town of Mati, near Athens, Greece. (Image: AP)

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 A house burns in the town of Mati, east of Athens. (Image: AP)

A house burns in the town of Mati, east of Athens. (Image: AP)

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 Firefighters, soldiers and local residents carry a hose as a wildfire burns in the town of Rafina, near Athens, Greece. (Image: Reuters)

Firefighters, soldiers and local residents carry a hose as a wildfire burns in the town of Rafina, near Athens, Greece. (Image: Reuters)

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 Smoke from a wildfire burning outside Athens is seen over the Parthenon temple atop the Acropolis hill in Athens, Greece. (Image: Reuters)

Smoke from a wildfire burning outside Athens is seen over the Parthenon temple atop the Acropolis hill in Athens, Greece. (Image: Reuters)

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 People cover their faces from the smoke that fills the sky near Kineta, west of Athens, after roads were blocked due to forest fires. (Image: AP)

People cover their faces from the smoke that fills the sky near Kineta, west of Athens, after roads were blocked due to forest fires. (Image: AP)

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