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With extreme heatwaves becoming a common occurrence during the summer across Europe as the climate crisis escalates, the damage to the countryside from fires is devastating.
With tinderbox conditions being created by record warm temperatures, any flame can start an emergency, which firefighters around the world are attempting to quell. In Greece, there have been wildfires near major tourism hotspots in Athens and Megara this summer too.
The Ministry of Climate Crisis and Civil Protection has issued a prevention campaign this month which offers a stark image of the damage that such fires do to the countryside, with four spots produced which visibly demonstrate the causes of such blazes started by the public.