Aslıhan DOĞRU -TDO- Several houses and monasteries were damaged in the forest fire in Loutraki, a town about 100km west of the Greek capital Athens.
Efforts are underway to extinguish the fire in rugged woodland in the resort town of Corinthian in the city of Loutraki.
Authorities evacuated people from several damaged homes and monasteries after flames spread to residential areas.
More than ten villages have been evacuated, officials said. 17 planes,
182 firefighters and 62 vehicles were deployed to contain the flames, while several volunteers were reported to be supporting the effort.