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News of a forest fire came from the Marmaris district of Muğla.
A fire broke out in the forest area of the Armutalan district. The fire, which occurred by air and land, was located near tourist facilities.
Teams fight to keep the blaze from moving closer to the settlements.
According to the latest information from the area, it has been determined that a 25-year-old has died.
THE MAYOR OF MARMARIS IS ON NTV
The mayor of Marmaris, Mehmet Oktay, gave information on the latest situation on NTV.
Oktay said that, in particular, places near settlements have been to a large extent controlled and no loss of life has been recorded so far in the blaze. On the other hand, Oktay also said that the fire was moving towards the Hisarönü region of Bodrum.
“THE POSSIBILITY OF SABOTAGE”
Claiming that the fire started in three locations, Oktay said there was a possibility of sabotage.
Due to the approach of the flames, 2 3-star hotels and 4 villas were evacuated by the police as a precaution. Some vacationers staying in surrounding hotels took their suitcases and left voluntarily.
The South Aegean Tourist Hotel Association (GETOB) has placed tourists who have had to leave their hotels in other hotels.
Explaining the latest situation in the area on NTV, Merih Ak said that so far the fire has slowed as it moves away from residential areas, but the danger remains in the forest area.
PERMANENT INTERVENTION FOR 6 PEOPLE AFFECTED BY SMOKE
In the meantime, 6 people affected by the smoke were treated on site in ambulances.
Agriculture and Forestry Minister Bekir Pakdemirli announced that the fire had intervened with 30 water sprinklers, 5 helicopters and 1 plane.
VIDEO: FIRE IN MARMARIS (NTV ADVISORY LINE)