Fires devastated the southern regions of Greece, causing many victims and causing huge damage. Europe reacted promptly to the call for aid from Greece. Fire-fighting aircraft were dispatched to Greece, from France (4), Italy (1) and Spain (2). Specialised helicopters were also made available by Norway (1), Germany (3) and the Netherlands (2). In total, 13 aircraft contributed to the fire-fighting deployed by Greece in unfavourable atmospheric conditions.
House burned down near to the village of Smerna Reference:P-013116 Date:26/08/2007
A burned down house Reference:P-013116 Date:26/08/2007
General view of burned down houses in the village of Hrisohori Reference:P-013116 Date:26/08/2007
Burned down forest Reference:P-013116 Date:26/08/2007
French firefighters transferring their equipment before the operation. Reference:P-013116 Date:29/08/2007
View of a burned down forest near the village of Xirohori Reference:P-013116 Date:26/08/2007
The firefighters taking a brief break before going back to work Reference:P-013116 Date:29/08/2007
The team of French firefighters ready to get to work Reference:P-013116 Date:29/08/2007
A French firefighter in the middle of a night operation Reference:P-013116 Date:29/08/2007
A young female Cypriot firefighter putting out the remaining flames after a helicopter ... Reference:P-013116 Date:29/08/2007
French firefighters transferring their equipment before the operation Reference:P-013116 Date:30/08/2007
Firefighters en route Reference:P-013116 Date:30/08/2007
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