All larger fire incidents are displayed as red squares on the Global Monitoring map. (Satellite Data, given that weather conditions allow to gather the required information).
2017-05-15: A forest fire broke out close to the resort town of Agioi Theodoroi, 50 kilometres west of Athens, on Sunday afternoon (14 May, local time). A person was killed and a house was severely damaged. The victim is believed to be an elderly woman, who was reported missing a day earlier. The fire could be contained.
Travellers should inform themselves about the current situation before undertaking overland journeys. Warnings and instructions of local authorities and media should be strictly followed.