Wildfire Burns Close to Power Plant in Turkey

A wildfire came within less than a mile of a thermal power plant in Milas, Turkey, on August 3, video from the local mayor showed,

The video, by Mayor Muhammet Tokat, shows flames burning on a hillside close to the Kemerkoy thermal power plant.

Tokat said that by the morning of August 4, the fire was almost under control.

The plant’s operator said there was no immediate threat to the plant or surrounding areas.

European and neighboring countries have sent aid to Turkey, where eight people have died in the continuing spate of fires. Credit: Muhammet Tokat via Storyful

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