Firefighters fight blazes on Zakynthos, Crete

A fire that broke out on Thursday in Agala, on the Ionian island of Zakynthos, was still raging on Friday, with a dozen firefighters battling the blaze.

Another fire in Plakia, Rethymno, on the island of Crete, was under partial control on Friday.

Meanwhile on Thursday, a fire which had broken out earlier in the day in Keratea came under partial control later in the day. Lavroeotiki Mayor Constantinos Levantis said that the fire broke out in a house before spreading due to high winds.