Terrifying first-person footage shows just how devastating the wildfires in Greece are

By Reed Yurchak July 29, 2018
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First-person footage of flames engulfing a neighborhood shows just how devastating the wildfires in Greece are. 

A man trying to save his friend's cat caught the wildfire on video as it burned through the trees surrounding his home. Within the video's short span of time, just three-and-a-half minutes, the fire approaches and starts to consume the house.

According to an English-language version of a local paper, the Cyprus Times, the person who recorded the video is safe.

The severe wildfires near Athens has claimed 91 lives over the past week, the Associated Press says. A number of victims drowned in the sea while trying to flee the fire. Read more...

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