The first group of Azerbaijani firefighters sent to fraternal Turkey on behalf of the President of Azerbaijan to extinguish the raging forest fires in Turkey and prevent their spread, selflessly fulfills its mission.

Report informs that Azerbaijani firefighters are currently trying to avert fires in the city of Marmaris, Mugla province.

This region is currently considered one of the most difficult. At about 11:00, the area of fire in this region expanded to the Marmaris-Dutja highway. The traffic on the highway is temporarily suspended.

The first group of 100 firefighters left for Turkey on July 30. All members of the group are professional and experienced firefighters.