Emergency services are responding to a fire at the Abu Sittah naval base in Tripoli on Wednesday, September 23. It is indicated that the fire broke out on a vessel containing explosive materials, although authorities have stated that there is no risk of an explosion. There have been no reports of casualties.
Residual distributions are expected in the vicinity of the naval base in the coming hours as response operations are carried out.
Those in the vicinity of the fire are advised to remain indoors and keep doors and windows closed due to the potential effects of toxic fumes, monitor the situation, avoid the area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.
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