Athens park blaze taxes firefighters

Athens park blaze taxes firefighters

More than 20 firemen, aided by a water-dropping airplane and two helicopters, put out a blaze in a park in a residential part of northern Athens Friday afternoon. The fire is believed to have started in dry undergrowth in Syngrou Park near Kifissias Avenue in Maroussi. It did not threaten homes and businesses. [ANA-MPA]

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