Gas fuel firefighting training in Greece. Photo: The Hellenic Volunteer Firefighters Association
23 Nov 2020

News from Hellenic Volunteer Firefighters Association

6 September 2020

Greece: First Line of Duty Death of Volunteer Firefighter

The Hellenic Volunteer Firefighters Association is deeply saddened to confirm the death of Volunteer Fire Sergeant Panagiotis Plexidas.

Panagiotis, 27, was battling a brush fire along with his colleagues of the Volunteer Fire Station of Paravola in Agrinio, Greece, when he lost his life in the early hours of Sunday 6th September 2020.

Our hearts go to the family, friends and colleagues of the fallen firefighter.

 

18 October 2020

Gas Fire Training on gas fuel firefighting techniques

On Sunday 18th October 2020, fifteen Greek volunteer firefighters members of the Hellenic Volunteer Firefighters Association, took part at the 2nd annual Gas Fire Training on gas fuel firefighting techniques in Schematari, Viotia, conducted by “Marine Training and Safety Consultants” in cooperation with “Pyrognosi Institute”. The training was sponsored by the Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne & Victoria.

 Thank you for your time.

 Stay safe,

Maria Bitra

Vol. Firefighter

International Relations

 

Panagiotis Plexidas lost his life fighting a brush fire in Greece in October 2020. Photo by The Hellenic Volunteer Firefighters Association

Panagiotis Plexidas sadly lost his life fighting a brush fire in Greece in October 2020. Photo by The Hellenic Volunteer Firefighters Association