Chemical plant on fire near Istanbul

Photo: Chemical plant on fire near Istanbul

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The fire occurred on Tuesday at a chemical factory in the Turkish town of Gebze (Kocaeli province), near Istanbul; firefighters are trying to eliminate the fire, Anadolu reported.

According to preliminary data, the fire broke out at a chemical factory Erkay Kimya for yet unknown reasons. No casualties and no injuries were reported.

Fire area is 5,000 square meters.

Local firefighters have arrived to eliminate the ire. They were later joined by firefighters, who arrived from other parts of the province and Istanbul.

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