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Greek firefighters battle raging forest fire

Firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. Greek firefighters battled a wind-driven forest fire that burned through pine forest and forced the evacuation of hundreds of people near the seaside village of Kechries in the eastern Peleponnese. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

Firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. Greek firefighters battled a wind-driven forest fire that burned through pine forest and forced the evacuation of hundreds of people near the...more

Firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. Greek firefighters battled a wind-driven forest fire that burned through pine forest and forced the evacuation of hundreds of people near the seaside village of Kechries in the eastern Peleponnese. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas
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Flames rise as a wildfire burns near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. Thick smoke billowed above treetops licked by flames as more than 236 firefighters tackled the blaze, assisted by four helicopters, eight planes municipal staff and volunteers. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

Flames rise as a wildfire burns near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. Thick smoke billowed above treetops licked by flames as more than 236 firefighters tackled the blaze, assisted by four helicopters, eight planes municipal staff and...more

Flames rise as a wildfire burns near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. Thick smoke billowed above treetops licked by flames as more than 236 firefighters tackled the blaze, assisted by four helicopters, eight planes municipal staff and volunteers. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas
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A Chinook helicopter makes a water drop as a wildfire burns near the village of Galataki, Greece, July 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vassilis Triandafyllou

A Chinook helicopter makes a water drop as a wildfire burns near the village of Galataki, Greece, July 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vassilis Triandafyllou

A Chinook helicopter makes a water drop as a wildfire burns near the village of Galataki, Greece, July 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vassilis Triandafyllou
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Firefighters are seen during a wildfire near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

Firefighters are seen during a wildfire near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

Firefighters are seen during a wildfire near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas
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A helicopter makes a water drop as a wildfire burns near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

A helicopter makes a water drop as a wildfire burns near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

A helicopter makes a water drop as a wildfire burns near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas
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A firefighters walks as a wildfire burns near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

A firefighters walks as a wildfire burns near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

A firefighters walks as a wildfire burns near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas
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Flames rise as a wildfire burns near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

Flames rise as a wildfire burns near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

Flames rise as a wildfire burns near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas
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A man holds a hose during a wildfire burning near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

A man holds a hose during a wildfire burning near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

A man holds a hose during a wildfire burning near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas
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Firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

Firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

Firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas
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Firefighters work as a wildfire burns near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

Firefighters work as a wildfire burns near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

Firefighters work as a wildfire burns near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas
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A firefighter sprays water to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

A firefighter sprays water to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

A firefighter sprays water to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas
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A firefighter sprays water to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

A firefighter sprays water to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

A firefighter sprays water to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas
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A firefighter sprays water to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

A firefighter sprays water to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

A firefighter sprays water to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas
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A man rests during a wildfire near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

A man rests during a wildfire near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

A man rests during a wildfire near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas
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Flames rise as a wildfire burns near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

Flames rise as a wildfire burns near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

Flames rise as a wildfire burns near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas
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Firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

Firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

Firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas
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A helicopter makes a water drop as a wildfire burns near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

A helicopter makes a water drop as a wildfire burns near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

A helicopter makes a water drop as a wildfire burns near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas
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Smoke rises as a wildfire burns near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/Vassilis Triandafyllou

Smoke rises as a wildfire burns near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/Vassilis Triandafyllou

Smoke rises as a wildfire burns near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/Vassilis Triandafyllou
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A firefighter sprays water to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

A firefighter sprays water to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas

A firefighter sprays water to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Kechries, Greece, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/ Costas Baltas
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Smoke rises as a wildfire burns near the village of Galataki, Greece, July 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vassilis Triandafyllou

Smoke rises as a wildfire burns near the village of Galataki, Greece, July 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vassilis Triandafyllou

Smoke rises as a wildfire burns near the village of Galataki, Greece, July 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vassilis Triandafyllou
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