Greece: Fire at Santorini power station leaves many travelers in the dark

Posted on August 13, 2013 • Filed under: Greece, Tourist Stories, Travel News

The Guardian reports that visitors to the Greek resort of Santorini are facing the prospect of candlelit dinners with warm beer after a power-station fire left the island without electricity at the peak of the tourist season. Greece’s power network administrator said Tuesday’s blaze had been extinguished and efforts were being made to gradually restore power to the island in the Aegean Sea as soon as possible. No injuries were reported from the fire, the cause of which was not immediately known. Read article

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