fires

Forest fire lingers on second day in southern Türkiye

Forest fire lingers on second day in southern Türkiye

A forest fire that erupted on Wednesday continued into Thursday in Mersin, a Mediterranean Turkish province. Firefighters assisted by airplanes and helicopters were working to tackle the spreading blaze, worsened by strong winds. …

Forest fire coming under control in southern Turkey

Forest fire coming under control in southern Turkey

In Adana province in southern Turkey, the firefighters took under control the fire that engulfed one of the forests of the Kozan region. Dozens of fire brigades, 6 helicopters and 4 aircraft are involved in extinguishing the fire. …

Europe in fire

Europe in fire

A spate of wildfires is scorching parts of Europe, with firefighters battling blazes in Portugal, Spain, Croatia and southern France

Fire breaks out in center of Tbilisi

Fire breaks out in center of Tbilisi

On Tuesday, July 12, a fire broke out in a residential building in the center of Tbilisi. The fire broke out on the third floor of a building on Tamar Mepe Avenue. The fire quickly spread to several apartments because of wooden …

Forest fire rages in Antalya

Forest fire rages in Antalya

A forest fire broke out in southern Turkey in Antalya. It became known that the fire started near the Konyaaltı district, which is located in the west of the city. "More than 20 vehicles, including five helicopters and four …

Forest fires brought under control in Turkey

Forest fires brought under control in Turkey

Turkish Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Vahit Kirisci announced that forest fires in Marmaris were brought under control. Earlier, the forestry department of Muğla province in Turkey said that a large fire broke out in Marmaris, …

Vanuatu-flagged Turkish cargo ship on fire in Sea of ​​Azov

Vanuatu-flagged Turkish cargo ship on fire in Sea of ​​Azov

A fire broke out on a foreign dry cargo ship in the waters of the port of Temryuk on the Sea of ​​Azov: a Turkish vessel with grain waiting offshore in the Kuban port caught fire. The team extinguishes the fire on their own, the press service of …

Major fire breaks out in Tashkent

Major fire breaks out in Tashkent

In one of the districts of Tashkent, a warehouse with motor oil caught fire. The firefighters were extinguishing the fire for 6 hours, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations reports. The incident took place on March …

Ambulance burned down in North Kazakhstan

Ambulance burned down in North Kazakhstan

An ambulance car burned down as a result of an accident in Petropavlovsk. The details of the incident were announced by the police. Today, at about 4.30 local time, a driver of the GAZ car, born in 1966. lost control and crashed into a …

Top forestry official recounts Turkey’s biggest wildfire

Top forestry official recounts Turkey’s biggest wildfire

This was not a fire, this was a disaster, head of the Directorate of Forestry in Turkey's Antalya Vedat Dikici said. Dikici explained how the wildfires spread in Antalya where they caused destruction for 10 days. …

Israel seeks help from abroad to battle fires

Israel seeks help from abroad to battle fires

Israel is seeking international help to battle wildfires outside Jerusalem that have forced hundreds to evacuate and sent clouds of smoke billowing over the city, the foreign ministry said on Monday. Planes and crews fought the blaze …

13 families in Almaty lost their homes due to fire

13 families in Almaty lost their homes due to fire

A fire broke out in an apartment building at 12 Aktolkyn Street in the Zhetysu district, as a result 13 families were left homeless. Seven of them are staying with relatives, and six are in hotels. Akim of Almaty instructed to establish …

Russian Defense Ministry plane crashed in Turkey

Russian Defense Ministry plane crashed in Turkey

Russian amphibious aircraft Beriev Be-200 crashed in Turkey, the press service of the department informs. "On August 14, 2021, at about 15.10 Moscow time, while extinguishing fires in the Republic of Turkey near the settlement of …

All wildfires in Turkey taken under control

All wildfires in Turkey taken under control

Turkish agriculture and forestry minister Bekir Pakdemirli on Thursday said all wildfires across the country were contained and authorities decided to suspend hunting activities in the fire-affected areas of southern Antalya and southwestern …

Fire in Turkey's Bodrum taken under control

Fire in Turkey's Bodrum taken under control

A fire broke out in grassy areas and macquis groves in the Turkish district of Bodrum in Muğla in the evening on August 10. The firefighting teams intervened into the fire from both land and air. While the flames spread fast to …