Muğla Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Osman Gürün announced that they called THK to rent a fire plane as a municipality, but they could not find an official to talk to.
With the increase in temperatures around the world, fires began to show themselves in large numbers. On the one hand, our country continues to struggle with one of the biggest fires seen in recent years, and on the other hand, with fires seen in different provinces and regions. 41 fires in 13 provinces in just two days Some of them are still not under control.
Airplanes in fires that spread to residential areas and cause some neighborhoods to be evacuated, and worst of all, cost the lives of both nature and people, rapid and effective intervention carries a great task. However, Turkey’s ‘fire fleet’ was once again the subject of discussion due to the scarcity of vehicles compared to the number and size of fires. A development that will continue this discussion was shared by the Mayor of Muğla Metropolitan Municipality.
“We could not find an official to meet at THK”
Muğla Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Osman Gürün announced that they called the Turkish Aeronautical Association and stated that they wanted to rent a fire plane as a municipality. However, Gurun said that the person they reached in THK Since 15.30, there is no one left.He stated that he told them to call again tomorrow morning. Gurun at the Turkish Aeronautical Association They couldn’t find an official to talk to. uttered.
Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli said in a statement that 2 of them were rented from Russia in the fires in 2021. A total of 3 aircraft served had expressed. However, the research shared by the Doğruluk Payı in 2019, was in the firefighting fleet of THK at that time. there are 9 planes had shown.
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