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Under control has been set the big fire that had broken out today (7/4) in the wider area of the Holy Monastery of Pantokratoros of Mount Athos.
The fire which had taken uncontrollable dimensions due to the strong winds blowing in the area is now under control after 5 hours.
According to information from ANA-MPA, the fire brigade, with 20 firefighters, 10 vehicles, and two aircraft managed to control the fire which burned mainly forest areas and wild olive trees.
As orthodoxtimes.con mentioned before the fire has broken out in a forest area, in the wider area of the Holy Monastery of Pantokratoros on Mount Athos.
According to the information of the Fire Service, a strong firefighting force with 10 vehicles, 2 aircraft, and 20 firefighters has gone to the spot, while there is also the assistance of volunteers.