Alexandroupolis wildfire raging on 3 main fronts
The emergency number 112 on Sunday afternoon sent a message to the residents of 3 settlements, Avantas, Amfitriti and Maistros, to evacuate and move towards the city of Alexandroupolis. Earlier, 112 sent a message to the residents of Monastiraki and Doriskos to evacuate towards Feres.
According to the latest information from the Fire Brigade, the fire is in full progress on three main fronts with the largest southeast of the village Loutros heading to Monastiraki and Doriskos.
In the area are blowing strong winds up to 7 on the Beaufort scale that make the condition very difficult and dangerous.
Meanwhile, police has again suspended the traffic on Egnatia Odos Kipi-Alexandroupolis due to the wildfire that is raging in the area.
Traffic has been interrupted from Ardani interchange to Industrial Zone of Alexandroupolis interchange on both directions. Traffic is diverted to Feres-Alexandroupolis motorway.
A new message via the emergency number 112 was sent on Sunday to the citizens of Alexandroupolis to stay indoors with closed windows and doors due to the smoke from the major wildfire that is raging in the area.
The message said "Alexandroupolis, a wildfire is in progress; smoke is moving towards your area. Remain indoors with closed windows and doors".