Massive fire engulfs the 24-storey building in Turkey

A fire broke out in the 24-storey building in Istanbul’s Kadıköy district, which was later brought under control.

Duvar English

A fire broke out in the 24-storey residential building in Istanbul’s Kadıköy district for an undetermined reason on late Oct. 15.

The fire, which started on the lower floors, reached the top floor of the building through the siding in a short time. The residents of the building were evacuated.

Kadıköy district mayor Şerdil Dara Odabaşı said that the fire caused by an air conditioner engine, according to the initial information. However, the real cause of the fire will be determined after an investigation. No casualties were reported because of the fire.

Another fire broke out again in the morning hours of Oct. 16 in the same building, which was brought under control by the fire department.

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