Flights were sent to help British citizens stranded by the Rhodes fires.

Four Red Cross employees and a five-person quick deployment team from the British government have been sent to Rhodes in order to support travel agencies and aid British citizens.

Later on Monday, flights are scheduled to land on Rhodes to transport tourists who were trapped by the wildfires that have engulfed the Greek island.

After the flames threatened vacation resorts, British tourists have been sleeping at the airport, temporary rescue centers, and on the street.

An official reported that boats had been sent out to ferry people to safer ground.

On Rhodes and other places, homes have already been destroyed by flames.

On Monday, repatriation planes from EasyJet and Jet2 will both be sent to Rhodes to help trapped tourists return home.

Every year, hundreds of thousands of British visitors visit the well-liked vacation spot, but many of them have complained about being trapped in a nightmare.

Greece’s Emergency Communications Service advised residents to avoid the villages of Santa, Megoula, Porta, Palia, Perithia, and Sinies on Sunday night because fires had started in the northern section of the island, which is a favorite with British tourists.

A Rapid Deployment Team had really arrived on Rhodes, according to a spokeswoman for the British Foreign Office, to assist tour companies in returning Britons home.

Fires spread from the center of the Greek island towards its eastern coast, where several tourist hotels are located, forcing many people to abandon their possessions and evacuate on foot in the sweltering heat.

Greece has recently experienced searing heat, with average highs of 40°C and flames that have burned for almost a week in some places.

Since Tuesday, Rhodes has been battling wind-fanned fires, and as of this writing, some 19,000 people have been evacuated from the area.

The largest evacuation from a wildfire in the nation, according to the Ministry of Climate Change and Civil Protection.

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