Wildfire on Corfu

A wildfire that broke out on Tuesday in Kouloura on the island of Corfu is currently in progress.

According to initial information the fire self-ignited, starting in mounds of refuse that have been dumped in the area for several months.

A strong force of firemen, six fire engines and a firefighting aircraft are battling the blaze while a second aircraft is expected to join the firefighting forces soon. The fire is burning mainly open grassland.

Source ANA-MPA
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