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11 Jul 2019 | 07:59 AM UTC

Turkey: Ongoing forest fire in Mugal Province July 10

Turkey News Alert

A forest fire in Dalman (Mugla Province) causes evacuations July 10; firefighting operations ongoing

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/11/2019, 12:00 AM until 7/14/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Istanbul). COUNTRY/REGION Muğla Province

Event

A forest fire broke out in Dalman (Mugla Province) in the south west of the country on Wednesday, June 10. As of Thursday, July 11, some 350 hectares of forestland have burned since the fire started, which has engaged 520 firefighters and 105 water tankers to contain the flames. An estimated 34 homes were evacuated in the surrounding area. Since, firefighters have been able to get the fire under control.

Advice

Individuals in the Mugla province are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the area affected by the fire, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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