A fire erupted at midday on Saturday at the Egaleo Regional Avenue, near NATO Avenue.
The fire, according to the first information, burns Forest land in varied condition.
25 firefighters with 10 vehicles were immediately mobilized, 5 vehicles of the Department of Special Operations (M.E.T.P.E.) with 10 firefighters, 1 Group of department hikers and 2 helicopters.
Very high risk of fire today and Saturday
A very high risk of fire is foreseen for today on Saturday (24/8), in several regions of the country, according to the daily Fire hazard prediction Map issued by the General Secretariat for Civil Protection (GSC) for information to citizens.
According to the fire hazard prediction map issued by the General Secretariat for Civil Protection of the Ministry of Citizen Protection (www.civilprotection.gr), for today Friday 23 August 2019, a very high risk of fire is foreseen ( Hazard category 4) for Attica, Viotia, Evia, Skyros, Evros, Samothraki, Mytilene, Limnos, Chios, Kythira, Lakonia, Arcadia, Argolida, Korinthia, Achaia and Ilia.