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PHOTOS: A Scene From A Greek Wildfire

We were stunned by the photographs coming out of a wildfire near Athens today. They were taken by Angelos Tzortzinis after a fire that burned inside an air force base.

The AP moved a story about it, earlier today. But Tzortzinis found that the fire had also affected an encampment of Romas and took these haunting images for the Agence France Presse:

A Roma boy stands at a burnt Roma encampment, where the fire broke out in the industrial zone of Athens on Wednesday. i i

hide captionA Roma boy stands at a burnt Roma encampment, where the fire broke out in the industrial zone of Athens on Wednesday.

Angelos Tzortzinis /AFP/Getty Images
A Roma boy stands at a burnt Roma encampment, where the fire broke out in the industrial zone of Athens on Wednesday.

A Roma boy stands at a burnt Roma encampment, where the fire broke out in the industrial zone of Athens on Wednesday.

Angelos Tzortzinis /AFP/Getty Images
The fire broke out in the industrial zone of Athens in the early afternoon, threatening the Hellenic Airforce base and a Roma encampment.

hide captionThe fire broke out in the industrial zone of Athens in the early afternoon, threatening the Hellenic Airforce base and a Roma encampment.

Angelos Tzortzinis /AFP/Getty Images

The AP reports that a 28-year-old firefighter died fighting the blaze.

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