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Athens Fire

Wildfire Rages Near Athens

AP | Posted 10.06.2013 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Greek authorities announced a series of emergency measures Tuesday to prevent the outbreak of wildfires during a week of high w...

Firefighter Dies In Greek Blaze

AP | Posted 06.20.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- A Greek firefighter died Wednesday while helping to battle a large wildfire burning inside an air force base just west of Athens, au...

PHOTOS: Hellish Fire South Of Athens

AP | DEMETRIS NELLAS | Posted 08.16.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Greek police arrested four people Saturday for accidentally causing a fire raging south of Athens and threatening houses. Three...

Greece: Fire Crews Scramble To Tame Blazes, Save Nuns

AP | NICHOLAS PAPHITIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ATHENS, Greece — A massive wildfire that destroyed homes and forests receded Monday as a multinational airborne effort beat back flames that at ...

Thousands flee raging wildfires in Greece

AP | NICHOLAS PAPHITIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ATHENS, Greece — A partial drop in gale-force winds early Monday offered hard-pressed Greek firefighters a brief respite after wildfires raged u...