The fire broke out for an unknown reason on the terrace on the top floor of a 5-storey building in the Inegol district, Hamidiye Mahallesi, Barış Sokak, around 11:30 p.m. The residents of the neighborhood, who noticed the fire, warned their neighbors living in the apartment and evacuated the apartment, however, reported the situation to the fire department. Upon notification, many firefighters, police and medical teams were dispatched to the scene. Citizens watched the work with fearful eyes, while firefighters went to great lengths to prevent the flames from spreading to other nearby buildings.
Police teams have warned citizens gathered in the streets of masks and social distancing. The fire was extinguished by taking control of the surrounding buildings after 1 hour of work by the firefighters. Although there was no loss of life in the incident, the terrace and the roof of the apartment were damaged. Firefighters began work to determine the cause of the blaze.