Crete blaze brought under partial control

Crete blaze brought under partial control

Firefighters on the island of Crete on Monday managed to bring a large blaze under partial control after several hours.

The fire broke out near the village of Apesokari, in the prefecture of Iraklio, and was fanned by strong winds.

A total 20 firefighters, manning 10 fire engines, were involved in the effort to contain the blaze.

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