Today, on Monday 10 at 4:30 am, a fire broke out in a marina in the Aegean province of Muğla, the Hurriyet Daily reports. The flames engulfed the marina resulting in destruction of three yachts: White Layd, Cartano and Passion.
Fire crew officials stated that a man, Ekrem Gökçe, 63, died in the fire on the Cartano yacht. Another man, Türker Demir, was wounded on the same yacht and was taken to hospital.
Emergency services took necessary measures to prevent the spread of fire to other yachts, while coast guard teams extinguished the blaze from the sea, which took three hours.
The cause of fire is still under investigation, but the police suspects that it could have been an arson attack.An Irish citizen, Clark Billy, was detained by gendarmerie forces over suspicions that he set the marina on fire.
Photo by the Hurriyet Daily
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