Crete: High risk of fire on Sunday

The island of Crete is in high risk of fire (range 3) on Monday, as announced by

The Greek General Secretariat of Civil Protection warns that there is a high risk of fire in all Greek islands.

The General Secretariat of Civil Protection asks citizens to avoid actions in the countryside, which may cause fire due to negligence, such as dropping lighted cigarettes, burning dry grass and branches or debris cleaning, the use of machinery spark as saws, welding machines, the use of outdoor grills etc.

Also highlights that during the fire season the burning of grass in the fields is prohibited.

In case of fire, citizens are asked to notify immediately the Fire Service on the phone number 199.

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