Fire at the Grammar School: Ground and air forces of the Fire Department at the scene

Fire at the Grammar School: Ground and air forces of the Fire Department at the scene
Fire at the Grammar School: Ground and air forces of the Fire Department at the scene

Fire broke out at noon on Friday, at low vegetation in the Grammar School of Atticaresulting in its immediate mobilization Fire department.

Specifically, they have rushed to the point 52 firefighters with two groups of marching divisions and 11 vehicleswhile four aircraft and a helicopter are assisting from the air.

Medium fire danger today

According to the Fire Risk Prediction Map issued by the General Secretariat of Civil Protection of the Ministry of Interior and Administrative Reconstruction, for today, Friday, September 2, an average risk of fire is predicted (risk category 2).

The Map is an integral part of forest fire response planning and is issued under the responsibility of the Emergency Planning and Response Directorate.

As every year, the publication of the map aims to protect human life, citizens’ property and the natural environment of our country. The Charter is issued under the responsibility of the Planning and Emergency Management Directorate and is part of the General Plan for Forest Fire Emergency Management under the code name IOLAOS, which was prepared already in December 2019 by the General Directorate of Forest Fires.

The drafting and publication of the Charter is an international practice, especially in countries facing significant problems due to forest fires, with the main objective of coordinating the agencies involved and strengthening their preparedness to deal with forest fires.

At the same time, the issue of the Charter aims to provide valid and timely information to the citizens, so that they are informed both about the areas at risk of fire, as well as about the necessary prevention and self-protection measures, as well as to avoid actions that may cause the start of a forest fire by negligence.

In the event of a fire, citizens are requested to immediately notify the Fire Service at the number 199.

The General Secretariat of Civil Protection of the Ministry of the Interior and Administrative Reconstruction has informed the competent government agencies involved, as well as the Regions and Municipalities of the above areas, so that they are on increased civil protection readiness in order to immediately deal with any fire incidents.


The article is in Greek

Tags: Fire Grammar School Ground air forces Fire Department scene

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