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Fire breaks out in Kalyvia, southeast of Athens

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A fire broke out on forestland in the area of Kalyvia, southeast of Athens, on Friday.

A total of 30 firefighters and 10 fire engines were dispatched to douse the fire while two water-dropping plans and two helicopters aided the rescue effort from the air.

The fire service said the flames did not threaten residential areas.