The world's most catastrophic wildfires
Greece is the latest country to be struck by devastating fires
The northern region of Athens, Greece, has been engulfed in disastrous fires that have already claimed the lives of dozens, with many being forced to flee to the sea. A combination of hot weather, strong winds, and human carelessness created the perfect conditions for the deadly wildfires to spread.
Every year, countries all around the world have to battle the inferno that is a wildfire. Click through the following gallery to learn more about the most catastrophic fires in recent history.
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