Arson suspected in wildfires outside Athens: Greek govt

Updated June 20 2024 - 4:00am, first published 3:55am
Six firefighting planes have been dispatched to battle a blaze in Koropi, south of Athens (EPA PHOTO)
Six firefighting planes have been dispatched to battle a blaze in Koropi, south of Athens (EPA PHOTO)

Greek firefighters appear close to containing a wildfire near Athens that forced dozens to flee their homes, and authorities believe the fire was the result of arson as well as hot dry conditions.

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