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Evacuations Ordered as Wildfire Reaches Thermal Power Plant in Turkey

Officials issued evacuation orders as a wildfire spread to a thermal power plant in Milas, Turkey, on August 4.

Mayor Muhammet Tokat of the Milas Municipality announced evacuations for the nearby areas of Ören, Alatepe, Kultak, Pınar, Çamlıca, Bayır, Basil, Demirciler, Bağdamları and Karacaağaç.

This video filmed by Instagram user @tugcetorlak, who said she took it in Kıyıkışlacık, shows the fire at the Kemerköy Thermal Power Plant.

European and neighboring countries have sent aid to Turkey, where at least eight people have died in the continuing spate of fires as of August 4. Credit: @tugcetorlak via Storyful

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