EVIA ISLAND, Aug. 13, 2019 - Flames are seen scorching a forest near Makrymalli village on Evia island, Greece, Aug. 13, 2019. Greek fire fighters were battling the largest wildfires of this summer raging in two major fronts near Athens on Tuesday, local authorities said. More than 500 residents have been evacuated from three villages as a precautionary measure and no injured have been reported neither near Thebes city in the mainland, northwest of the capital, nor on Evia island, two hour's drive from Athens, according to the Fire Service.

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A water-dropping helicopter is seen battling a wildfire near Makrymalli village on Evia island, Greece, Aug. 13, 2019.

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Flames and smokes rise as a result of a wildfire near Makrymalli village on Evia island, Greece, Aug. 13, 2019.

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More than 500 residents have been evacuated from three villages as a precautionary measure, according to the Fire Service.Greek firefighters battled the largest wildfires of this summer raging in two major fronts near Athens on Tuesday, local authorities said. EVIA ISLAND (GREECE), Aug. 13, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Firefighters battle a wildfire near Makrymalli village on Evia island, Greece, on Aug. 13, 2019.

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EVIA ISLAND (GREECE), Aug. 13, 2019 (Xinhua) -- A water-dropping helicopter is seen battling a wildfire near Makrymalli village on Evia island, Greece, on Aug. 13, 2019.

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The central part of Greece's Evia island was declared in state of emergency by local authorities on Tuesday as over 250 firemen were struggling to put under control a raging wildfire which so far has scorched forested areas and forced the evacuation of four villages, Greek national news agency AMNA reported.A fire fighter watches the blaze raging near Makrymalli village on Evia island, Greece, on Aug. 13, 2019.

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Fire fighters battle a blaze raging near Makrymalli village on Evia island, Greece, on Aug. 13, 2019.

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A grader truck is moved to the front of the raging blaze near Makrymalli village on Evia island, Greece, on Aug. 13, 2019.

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