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Wild Fires raging in South Turkey, engulfing here the coastal town of Marmaris.

By Gct


Huge forest fires in Marmaris. The wind today has blown the smoke over to Rhodes. The sky in the North is full of smoke clouds & ash is dropping everywhere.


Strong winds have fanned multiple wildfires in southern Turkey, killing at least three people and sending many others to hospitals as homes burned down in the blazes. A wildfire that broke out on 28 July near the Mediterranean coastal resort town of Manavgat, in Antalya province, had largely been contained, but another fire that started early Thursday and swept through the district of Akseki kept firefighters engaged.

Wildfires are common in Turkey’s Mediterranean and Aegean regions during the arid summer months, although some previous forest fires have been blamed on arson