Volunteers Unload Bottled Water While Wildfires Blaze in Bodrum

Volunteers unloaded a van full of bottled water in Bodrum, Turkey, as wildfires blazed through the area on July 31.

A live broadcast by Ahmet Aras, the Mayor of Bodrum, showed the area charred.

Locals were urged not to make unnecessary journeys. Tourists were evacuated from their hotels amid the emergency, according to BBC News.

Official reports indicated that 107 of 112 wildfires in Turkey had been brought under control on August 1.

At least six people have been killed after forest fires broke out in the southern Turkish province of Antalya, local media reported on July 31. Credit: Bodrum Belediyesi via Storyful

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