Wildfire heads for beach on Greece's Samos island
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Greece wildfires: Blaze moves towards Samos beaches

A wildfire on the Greek island of Samos forced hundreds of people to evacuate their hotels and nearby beaches over the weekend.

Footage posted on social media showed smoke sweeping across the island in the eastern Aegean Sea.

Dozens of fire crews and helicopters were deployed to tackle the blaze, which was said to be under control on Monday.

  • 26 Aug 2019
Go to next video: Greek island suffers 'terrible' wildfires