Massive wildfire rages on Greek island of Chios

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A state of emergency was declared on the Greek island of Chios on Monday, following the outbreak of a large wildfire. Dozens of firefighters and emergency aircraft were sent to fight the blaze, which has already destroyed olive groves and mastic trees, both of which are important economic resources for the island. Wildfires are a common occurrence in Greece during the summer, due to the dry atmosphere and strong winds.