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Explosion at filter plant sparks fire at Gecitkoy

Explosion at filter plant sparks fire at Gecitkoy

July 26
12:26 2016

Fire broke out around Gecitkoy reservoir at 7pm on Monday evening, after an explosion occurred at the water treatment plant.

It was impossible to control the fire as the flames spread westward. The fire service, locals and military came together to combat the flames.

According to the head of the Forestry Department Altai Firat, the fire has been brought under control in the Camlibel district, however, they were waiting for a firefighting helicopter to arrive from Turkey.

Gundem Kibris

 

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