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Wildfires rage across Greece

A firefighter removes a goat from a farm as a wildfire burns in the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, Greece, August 14, 2019.  A wildfire fanned by strong winds razed tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia leading to villages being evacuated and to an appeal from the authorities for assistance from its European partners. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A firefighter removes a goat from a farm as a wildfire burns in the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, Greece, August 14, 2019. A wildfire fanned by strong winds razed tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia leading to villages...more

A firefighter removes a goat from a farm as a wildfire burns in the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, Greece, August 14, 2019. A wildfire fanned by strong winds razed tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia leading to villages being evacuated and to an appeal from the authorities for assistance from its European partners. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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A firefighting plane makes a water drop as a wildfire burns near the village of Stavros on the island of Evia, August 14. A state of emergency has been declared in regions of the densely forested island east of Athens, after the blaze broke out, fanned by strong winds and high temperatures.REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A firefighting plane makes a water drop as a wildfire burns near the village of Stavros on the island of Evia, August 14. A state of emergency has been declared in regions of the densely forested island east of Athens, after the blaze broke out,...more

A firefighting plane makes a water drop as a wildfire burns near the village of Stavros on the island of Evia, August 14. A state of emergency has been declared in regions of the densely forested island east of Athens, after the blaze broke out, fanned by strong winds and high temperatures.REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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Firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire burning in village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, August 14. The wildfire had prompted the evacuation of villages and spurred an appeal for help from elsewhere in Europe. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire burning in village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, August 14. The wildfire had prompted the evacuation of villages and spurred an appeal for help from elsewhere in Europe. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire burning in village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, August 14. The wildfire had prompted the evacuation of villages and spurred an appeal for help from elsewhere in Europe. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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A woman covers her face to avoid inhaling smoke as a wildfire burns in the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, August 14. Fire officials said four villages and hundreds of people were evacuated as a precaution and one firefighter was hospitalized after suffering burns. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A woman covers her face to avoid inhaling smoke as a wildfire burns in the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, August 14. Fire officials said four villages and hundreds of people were evacuated as a precaution and one firefighter was...more

A woman covers her face to avoid inhaling smoke as a wildfire burns in the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, August 14. Fire officials said four villages and hundreds of people were evacuated as a precaution and one firefighter was hospitalized after suffering burns. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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A firefighting helicopter makes a water drop as a wildfire burns in the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, August 14. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A firefighting helicopter makes a water drop as a wildfire burns in the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, August 14. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A firefighting helicopter makes a water drop as a wildfire burns in the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, August 14. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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The trunk of a tree burns following a wildfire near the village of Stavros on the island of Evia, August 14. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

The trunk of a tree burns following a wildfire near the village of Stavros on the island of Evia, August 14. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

The trunk of a tree burns following a wildfire near the village of Stavros on the island of Evia, August 14. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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A firefighter reacts a wildfire burns in the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, August 14. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A firefighter reacts a wildfire burns in the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, August 14. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A firefighter reacts a wildfire burns in the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, August 14. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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Burned cars are seen following a wildfire near the village of Stavros on the island of Evia, August 14. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Burned cars are seen following a wildfire near the village of Stavros on the island of Evia, August 14. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Burned cars are seen following a wildfire near the village of Stavros on the island of Evia, August 14. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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A man covers his face to avoid inhaling smoke as a wildfire burns in the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, August 14. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A man covers his face to avoid inhaling smoke as a wildfire burns in the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, August 14. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A man covers his face to avoid inhaling smoke as a wildfire burns in the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, August 14. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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Beehives are seen among burned trees following a wildfire near the village of Stavros on the island of Evia, August 14. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Beehives are seen among burned trees following a wildfire near the village of Stavros on the island of Evia, August 14. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Beehives are seen among burned trees following a wildfire near the village of Stavros on the island of Evia, August 14. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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A firefighter tries to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, Greece, August 13, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A firefighter tries to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, Greece, August 13, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A firefighter tries to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, Greece, August 13, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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Flames rise next to a house as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13.  Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS

Flames rise next to a house as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13. Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS

Flames rise next to a house as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13. Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS
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Flames rise in front of firefighters as a wildfire burns near the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, August 13.   REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Flames rise in front of firefighters as a wildfire burns near the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, August 13. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Flames rise in front of firefighters as a wildfire burns near the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, August 13. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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A volunteer firefighter tries to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, Greece, August 13, 2019.   REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A volunteer firefighter tries to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, Greece, August 13, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A volunteer firefighter tries to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, Greece, August 13, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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A volunteer firefighter tries to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, August 13. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A volunteer firefighter tries to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, August 13. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A volunteer firefighter tries to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, August 13. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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Firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, August 13. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, August 13. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire burning near the village of Makrimalli on the island of Evia, August 13. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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Firefighters try to extinguish a fire burning near a house as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13.  Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire burning near a house as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13. Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire burning near a house as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13. Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS
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A firefighter adjusts his mask as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13.  Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS

A firefighter adjusts his mask as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13. Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS

A firefighter adjusts his mask as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13. Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS
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A man reacts to smoke as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13. Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS

A man reacts to smoke as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13. Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS

A man reacts to smoke as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13. Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS
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A man kitesurfs near the shores of the city of Chalkida as smoke rises from a wildfire burning on the island of Evia, August 13. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A man kitesurfs near the shores of the city of Chalkida as smoke rises from a wildfire burning on the island of Evia, August 13. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A man kitesurfs near the shores of the city of Chalkida as smoke rises from a wildfire burning on the island of Evia, August 13. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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A firefighter helps a local as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13. Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS

A firefighter helps a local as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13. Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS

A firefighter helps a local as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13. Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS
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Flames rise next to a firefighting vehicle as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13. Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS

Flames rise next to a firefighting vehicle as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13. Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS

Flames rise next to a firefighting vehicle as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13. Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS
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Locals react as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13. Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS

Locals react as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13. Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS

Locals react as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13. Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS
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A firefighter stands next to a vehicle as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13. Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS

A firefighter stands next to a vehicle as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13. Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS

A firefighter stands next to a vehicle as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13. Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS
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A firefighting helicopter makes a water drop as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13. Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS

A firefighting helicopter makes a water drop as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13. Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS

A firefighting helicopter makes a water drop as a wildfire burns at the village of Kontodespoti, on the island of Evia, August 13. Michalis Karagiannis/Eurokinissi via REUTERS
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Flames rise behind a farm as a wildfire burns near the village of Psachna, on the island of Evia, August 13. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Flames rise behind a farm as a wildfire burns near the village of Psachna, on the island of Evia, August 13. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Flames rise behind a farm as a wildfire burns near the village of Psachna, on the island of Evia, August 13. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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The Acropolis hill with the Parthenon temple is covered with smoke from a wildfire burning the Island of Evia, in Athens, August 13. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

The Acropolis hill with the Parthenon temple is covered with smoke from a wildfire burning the Island of Evia, in Athens, August 13. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

The Acropolis hill with the Parthenon temple is covered with smoke from a wildfire burning the Island of Evia, in Athens, August 13. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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A firefighter arranges a hose outside a burned down house during a wildfire on Mount Hymettus, near Athens, August 12. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A firefighter arranges a hose outside a burned down house during a wildfire on Mount Hymettus, near Athens, August 12. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A firefighter arranges a hose outside a burned down house during a wildfire on Mount Hymettus, near Athens, August 12. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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A firefighter pours water through a hose inside a burned house during a wildfire on Mount Hymettus, near Athens, Greece, August 12, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A firefighter pours water through a hose inside a burned house during a wildfire on Mount Hymettus, near Athens, Greece, August 12, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A firefighter pours water through a hose inside a burned house during a wildfire on Mount Hymettus, near Athens, Greece, August 12, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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Smoke rises inside a burned house during a wildfire on Mount Hymettus, near Athens, August 12. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Smoke rises inside a burned house during a wildfire on Mount Hymettus, near Athens, August 12. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Smoke rises inside a burned house during a wildfire on Mount Hymettus, near Athens, August 12. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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A firefighter pours water through a hose as during a wildfire on Mount Hymettus, near Athens, August 12. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A firefighter pours water through a hose as during a wildfire on Mount Hymettus, near Athens, August 12. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A firefighter pours water through a hose as during a wildfire on Mount Hymettus, near Athens, August 12. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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A firefighter walks at the yard of a burned house during a wildfire on Mount Hymettus, near Athens, August 12. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A firefighter walks at the yard of a burned house during a wildfire on Mount Hymettus, near Athens, August 12. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A firefighter walks at the yard of a burned house during a wildfire on Mount Hymettus, near Athens, August 12. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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