Thursday , February 25 2021

Ban imposed..No access to forests in any form

As extreme weather conditions have caused problems concerning fire risks, a complete ban takes place. The ban has been put into action by our Fire Department in an effort to keep our forests safe.

We are imposing a ban on pedestrians and vehicles.  From 18.00 p.m (yesterday) 10/08/19 until 06.00 a.m the following morning (Monday) 12/08/19. Throughout the entire 2019 fire season bans will be on the following forest roads and areas: Vougiato, Lagadakia, Foliti, Gallaro, Agios Pantes, Drakas, Skulikado, Kallithea, Pigadakia, Lagopodo, Macherado – (Kataloupou Area), Katastari, Keri, Marathi, Apellati, Agalas, Lithakia, Alykes, Maries.  Agio Leonta, Gyri, Exohora, Loucha, Orthonia, Anafonitria, Volimes, Ano Volimes and the forests of Kalamaki, Bochalis, Vasilikos – Skopos as well as the prohibition every time the Fire Prevention Policy forecast for the Zakynthos Regional Unit is at risk category 4 (Very High) and 5 (Alarm Status). The above is valid until the end of the fire season ie 31-10-2019.

The implementation of this law is entrusted to the Zakynthos Forestry Directorate and the Fire Brigade Police. “

About Louise Inzk

Louise is Australian born and has been a Greek citizen since 1991. She has deep cultural ties with the island, often writing about Zakynthian Traditions and Culture. She is also an active member of the Volunteer Group of Zakynthos, Giostra Di Zante and is a member of the women's choir "Rodambelos". Her love of the island and all it offers saw her joining the Zakynthos (Zante) Informer admin team in 2014.

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