A massive fire which broke out on several floors of a hospital in Istanbul has been contained, the CNN reported, citing firefighters. Medics and patients from the buildings in the vicinity were immediate evacuated.
Live TV footage showed that the fire erupted on the roof of the hospital and then quickly spread down the building.
Emergency services and fire fighters were sent to the scene to battle the blaze. There were no immediate reports on casualties.
Gaziosmanpaşa. Taksim ilkyardım hastanesi nde yangın çıkmış yanıyor sebebi Bilinmiyor… pic.twitter.com/q47BnLxpdC— SİNEMİLLİ (@sinemil) April 5, 2018
A massive fire has erupted at Taksim hospital in Istanbul, Turkey. Several floors of the hospital are on fire. pic.twitter.com/GP4YClA0yk— Δ B I K Δ (@realAbikaTrader) April 5, 2018
#Gaziosmanpaşa Taksim Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesinde yangın çıktı. Hastaneye çok sayıda itfaiye ekibi yönlendirildi. Hastalar tahliye ediliyor, yangın sırasında patlamalar oluyor… pic.twitter.com/trltSI544B— Büşra Cin (@busracin_) April 5, 2018
— Yakup Yılmaz (@yakolayn) April 5, 2018