The wildfires have rapidly spread across parts of Greece due to high winds
The fire was eventually also brought under control by late Thursday.
Greece’s air force transferred F-16 fighter jets from the nearby air base to another facility as a precaution.
However, it also stressed the base had not been under any immediate threat.
Wildfires have caused havoc across the Mediterranean, with more than 40 people dying in Algeria, Italy and Greece.
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis
The popular holiday destination of Rhodes has been put into a state of emergency.
Temperatures in Greece are not expected to drop any time soon.
Mercury could soar to as high as 44C in parts of Greece.
Athens has spoken openly about the role climate change is having on the current situation.
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday: “Without doubt, we can see that all across the Mediterranean the climate crisis is here, and it’s affecting us all more strongly than perhaps even scientists had warned us about.”