Hotel Evacuations Ongoing in Turkey's Marmaris Amid Wildfire - Videos
12:47 GMT 29.07.2021 (Updated: 12:55 GMT 29.07.2021)
© REUTERS / Kaan SoyturkA burnt house is seen as a massive forest fire spread to the town of Manavgat, 75 km (45 miles) east of the resort city of Antalya, Turkey, 28 July 2021. REUTERS/Kaan Soyturk
© REUTERS / Kaan Soyturk
ANKARA (Sputnik) - Authorities in the Turkish resort city of Marmaris are evacuating local residents and tourists from hotels in connection with a wildfire, the broadcaster NTV reported on Thursday.
The broadcaster's footage shows the forest burning in the immediate vicinity of residential buildings and hotels. People are being evacuated as a precaution, as the direction of the wind inspires hope that the fire will not reach the buildings. Many witnesses have also uploaded videos, allegedly depicting the wildfire coming close to hotels and houses.