Wildfires aggravated by strong winds and high temperatures put large parts of Greece on high alert on Friday and forced hundreds to evacuate.
Firefighters are facing emergencies near the Greek capital of Athens, in the country's south and on the island of Evia, the Associated Press reports. One man died after inhaling fumes and suffering respiratory problems, Reuters notes.
Photographs published by wire agencies and social media users on Friday gave a glimpse into the fierceness of the fires and highlight the urgency of the situation.
The caption reads: "Fire right now in Hymettus, the place I call home. God help us."