Large fire breaks out near Corinth

Firefighters on Friday were trying to bring under control a large blaze that broke out shortly after noon in the Prefecture of Corinth in the northern Peloponnese.

Five water-dumping craft and 21 firetrucks were dispatched to quell the blaze, which broke out at 12.30 p.m. in a wooded area between the villages of Stefani and Klenias.

According to the fire service, homes in the vicinity are not at risk.