Turkey… Controlling a fire that broke out in the “Prince Islands”


Turkish firefighting teams were able to control a fire that broke out in the forests of Heybeliada Island, one of the Prince Islands of Istanbul.

A statement issued by the Istanbul governor’s office on Saturday said that the fire that broke out in a forest on the island of “Heybeliada” in the Marmara Sea has been brought under control this afternoon.


He indicated that the authorities have opened an investigation to find out the causes of the fire.

The fire did not result in any casualties or injuries, while 230 people from Heybeliada were evacuated to safe areas.