Wildfire in Greece Triggers Explosions at an Ammunition Depot


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(AP News) A wildfire whipped on by strong winds triggered a series of massive explosions Thursday at an air force ammunition depot in central Greece, while firefighters worked to tame multiple blazes in the country.

There were no injuries at the depot, which had been evacuated before the explosions, and by late Thursday the fire was no longer active. The Greek air force said that F-16 fighter jets at a nearby base were moved to another facility as a precaution, but that the base had not been under any immediate threat.

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Published: Monday, July 31, 2023

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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