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Firefighting at Moria Camp, Lesbos, Greece

Posted: September 17, 2020


On September 9th, multiple fires broke out in the Moria refugee camp on the island of Lesbos in Greece.

Heli Sky Mi-8 helicopter EX-08016 was deployed to extinguish fires by water bombing on instructions from the North Aegean Fire Brigade.

Despite the challenging nature of the fires, combined firefighting efforts by ground fire-fighting units and aerial support were successful in eventually stopping the spread of the flames.

Overall more than 15 fire-fighting flights have already been completed by Heli Sky helicopter in Greece this season.