In 303 rescues of people who were trapped in various parts of the wider area of Varybombi, by the big fire, we assisted the Police, which participated actively and with an important role, both manpower and means, in the general operational planning of the Civil Protection for the fires in Attica, Evia, Messinia and Laconia, from yesterday until today.
As announced by the headquarters of ELAS, substantial assistance was provided to the fire brigade, which acted to extinguish the fires, through the implementation of emergency traffic regulations with -as appropriate- prohibitions, interruptions and diversions of traffic, preventive evacuation and evacuation of evacuated areas. animals, as well as ensuring the physical integrity and property of the inhabitants of the affected areas.
In more detail, until today, the following were available:
• In Attica, 842 police officers and 335 vehicles responded to 259 calls from the Emergency Response Center and assisted in the preventive evacuation of settlements and the release of 303 people.
• In Evia, 44 police officers and 20 vehicles, which assisted in the preventive evacuation of 11 settlements and the transportation of 12 people (elderly and pregnant).
• In Messinia, 22 police officers and 8 vehicles, which assisted in the preventive evacuation of 2 settlements.
• In Laconia, 15 police officers and 6 vehicles that assisted in the preventive evacuation of 4 settlements.
According to the headquarters, the Greek Police continues to be on constant alert and vigilant to provide assistance and support to the work of the fire brigade.