The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Greece wildfires: Ancient Olympia under threat from blaze as tourists evacuated from Greek site” – below is their description.
Greek firefighters battled Thursday to bring under control two major fires raging near Olympia and on the island of Evia as the country swelters in a record-breaking heatwave.
More than 170 firefighters, around 50 trucks, six helicopters, and water-bombing aircraft were deployed near the ancient archeological site, the birthplace of the Olympic games, on the Peloponnese peninsula.
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