Real Time Fire Monitoring in ATTICA (Greece) on 31/7/2017, and Spetses Island (Greece) on 1/8/2017. Service delivered through the BEYOND Center of Excellence for the Monitoring of Natural Disasters / National Observatory of Athens.


The fire that occurred in Kalyvia Thorikou, Attica, at 16:25 p.m. on July 31st, 2017, was detected by the FireHub monitoring system ( ) in real time, within the first 10 minutes after the fire ignition time, using MSG SEVIRI satellite data. The service is delivered in real time to the Operations Control Room of the Hellenic Fire Brigade Authorities. In addition, the daily change of the Burned Areas (see screens in the following) was calculated automatically and mapped by the new service of FireHub within 30 minutes from satellite passing and image ingestion from the acquisition stations of BEYOND to the Data Processing Center. Another fire that occurred in the greater area of Spetses Island at 13:00 p.m. on August 1, 2017, was also detected in real time by the FireHub monitoring system, using MSG SEVIRI, SUOMI NPP, and MODIS (AQUA, TERRA) satellite data which were acquired by the BEYOND Ground Stations. For a more detailed description of the Real Time Fire Monitoring service visit the following  pdf document .