The risk of fire is very high for today, Friday, in three regions, according to the forecast map issued by the General Secretariat for Civil Protection.
In particular, in risk category 4 are the following regions: Attica, Central Greece (Evia, Boeotia) and Peloponnese (Corinth, Argolis).
The General Secretariat for Civil Protection has informed the competent State services, as well as the regions and municipalities of specific areas, so that they are better prepared for civil protection in order to immediately face any fire.
At the same time, the Secretary General of Civil Protection advises citizens to be especially careful and avoid actions in the countryside that can cause a fire through negligence, such as burning dry grass and branches or cleaning up debris, the use of machinery that causes sparks such as circular saws, appliances, the use of outdoor grates, smoking and throwing away the remains of lit cigarettes.
It is also recalled that the burning of fields is prohibited during the fire season.