( Cihan ) - Fire broke out at 10 a.m. on Thursday in a paint factory in Istanbul' Tuzla district in the Asian part of the city.
The fire spread out easily due to large quantities of chemicals on the premises.
All fire brigades from the Asian side of the city have been deployed to the scene to fight the ongoing fire.
The cause of the accident has been reported to be an explosion but the reason for the incident has not been determined yet.
No casualties have been reported so far.