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Hydra blaze under control

A forest fire in the Aghia Triada area on the island of Hydra has been brought under control with firefighting planes, authorities said on Saturday.

The fire, which broke out on Friday, spread quickly as it was stoked by strong winds. It is not known what caused the blaze.

Reports on Saturday said the firefighters remained stationed in the area to prevent the blaze from reigniting.