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Wildfire Rages Near Athens, Thousands Flee


Environment  (tags: environment, pollution, destruction, world, fire, climatechange )

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- 3462 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
A huge wildfire fanned by strong winds cut a swathe of destruction near Athens on Sunday, burning houses, razing large patches of forest and sending thousands fleeing their homes, authorities said.



   

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Fiona O (562)
Monday August 24, 2009, 4:12 am
How can we be sure these wild fires are caused by climate change,, they have been happening for centuries.
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Monday August 24, 2009, 6:57 pm
Noted , thanks !!
 

Jaclin S (230)
Monday August 24, 2009, 10:08 pm
Wasn't there a similar massive fire in Greece last year round this time also???
 

Jaclin S (230)
Monday August 24, 2009, 10:09 pm
Sorry TY Cal thanx for the post these poor souls must be absolutely devastated. Blessings
 

. (0)
Tuesday August 25, 2009, 2:47 am
Have they not learned that fire breaks in these area are imperative to stopping the devasting effects of these events
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday August 25, 2009, 3:39 am
hey great post.
 
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