||This article contributes to identifying Instagramís capabilities when utilized as a source of Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) for disaster management (DM) purposes. The geographic focus of the research is in the Mediterranean area. As case study, the fire event of East Attica 2018, Greece, was chosen. This major fire occurred on the 23rd of July 2018 and caused the death of 100 people, the injury of additional 164 while the total burnt area was about 1275,9ha. It is the deadliest in modern Greeceís history and the second deadliest at a global level, within the 21st century. About 15000 related photos along with the corresponding captions and timestamps were crawled. An initial sample of about 1100, was analyzed, using a certain methodology, divided in certain steps, the most important of which include the classification of the information, geo-referencing and the creation of graphs and maps that visualize the processed data.