Greece Brings Deadly Fires Under Control
"The fires that have burnt on the Peloponnese (peninsula) have been put out."
- Nikos Diamantis, fire brigade spokesperson
Athens, Greece - Forest fires that have ravaged Greece for more than 10 days have largely come under control after killing 64 people and leaving thousands homeless, the fire brigade said on Monday.
Central and southern Greece saw the first autumn rains over the weekend and more were expected on Monday.