Fire burns 3,500 hectares of forest and farm land on Chios


A picture made available Tuesday shows dense smoke over Lithi village  during a wildfire on Chios island, Greece, Monday. The huge wildfire that broke out early Monday, on the island of Chios which has burned 3,500 hectares of forest and farm land, set under control. Over 90 percent of the mastic trees at the villages of Lithi, Elata and Vessa were destroyed while a large number of mastic trees were burned at the villages of Mesta, Armolia and Pyrgi.  [Kostas Kourgias/EPA]