July 23, 2018 / 6:37 PM / a month ago

Greece seeks help from European allies to tackle raging fires

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece has appealed for help from other countries to help tackle a spate of fires which were raging uncontrolled in the country on Monday, its fire brigade said.

“Due to the intensity of the fires and the dangers they pose our country submitted a request through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism for international assistance with air and land assets,” a fire brigade spokeswoman said.

Reporting By Michele Kambas

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