While 60 hours are left behind in the forest fire in Marmaris, the airborne intervention of the teams with 48 helicopters and 13 planes continues. While smoke and ashes began to be effective in Marmaris town center, the Datca-Marmaris highway was also closed to traffic. According to meteorological data, it is estimated that the wind speed will increase to 30-40 km per hour between 09.00-16.00. The fire, which started on Tuesday evening in Mugla’s Marmaris district, still continues. The fire that continues in the dump is moving towards Icmeler. The flames are moving from north to south. Smoke and ashes reached Marmaris town center. Datca-Marmaris highway was also closed to traffic.
Wind Can Reach the Highest Level in Three Days
According to meteorological data, the effect of the wind in the afternoon is expected to reach its highest level in three days. According to the news in Sozcu newspaper, it is estimated that the speed of the wind will increase to 30-40 km per hour between 09.00-16.00.
Intervention with 13 Aircraft and 48 Helicopters
Air intervention resumed at 06:00 in the morning. It is estimated that the speed of the wind will increase to 30-40 km per hour between 09.00-16.00. According to the statement made by the General Directorate of Forestry (OGM), 48 helicopters, 13 planes and 20 TOMAs belonging to the Police and Gendarmerie are responding to the flames.