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Firefighters battle Greek wildfire

Vangelis Bougiotis / EPA

An electricity pole is engulfed in flames in the forest of Katharonas in Nafplion, Greece, on June 20, 2012.

The European Pressphoto Agency reports — The fire broke out at dawn in Nafplion and spread quickly fanned by strong winds in the area.

Previously on PhotoBlog: Wildfire threatens houses near Athens

The fire was raging in a forest expanse near the coast of Karathonas, in the Peloponnese, and a firefighting team comprising 14 fire engines and their crews as well as two aircraft was battling the blaze.

Vangelis Bougiotis / EPA

A firefighting plane tries to extinguish a forest fire in Nafplion on June 20, 2012.

Vangelis Bougiotis / EPA

A firefighter tries to extinguish a forest fire in Nafplion on June 20, 2012.