Wildfire in Greece Injures Three Firefighters

Firefighters hospitalized for burn injuries


A firefighter douses a burned-out fire truck during a wildfire near Kalyvia in Greece, Thursday Aug. 3, 2017. Three firefighters have been hospitalized with burns and local authorities have issued an evacuation order for residents near a seaside town of Kalyvia, south of Athens, as a wildfire threatened homes in high winds. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)


PARIS (AP) — Wildfires are threatening homes south of Athens and a famed hikers’ route in Corsica as high winds and unusually hot weather hits many areas of Europe.

After ravaging northern Corsica, wildfires raged Thursday in the southern half of the French Mediterranean island, prompting som


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