Greece wildfires: Ancient Olympia under threat from blaze as tourists evacuated from Greek site

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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.

Read more: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2021/08/05/ancient-greek-site-olympia-threat-raging-wildfires/

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