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Wildfire breaks out in Apokoronas on Crete

An operation is currently underway on the island of Crete to put out a wildfire that broke out in a meadow in the Apokoronas municipality on Sunday afternoon.

Wildfire on Crete under partial control

A wildfire that broke out on Wednesday in the area of Spina, Kandanos on Crete, was set under partial control. According to the chief of Crete's Fire Brigade Yiannis Marangakis, the fire has burnt approximately 60 hectares of forest and…

Police bicycle patrols extended to three cities on Crete

Police patrols using bicycles, an idea first tested in Chania in 2016, have now been extended to the three largest cities on Crete - Chania, Rethymno and Heraklion - to improve the protection and other services provided to citizens and…