A level 4 alert for fire risk for the whole of Crete

The General Secretariat for Civil Protection issued a stage four fire risk alert for the whole of Crete for Saturday 11/08.

Members of the public are asked to refrain from engaging in any activities that could cause a fire, such as burning dry grass and branches, throwing cigarettes, cooking barbeques or using machinery that produces sparks.

In the event of a fire, citizens are requested to immediately inform the fire service by calling 199.