Multi-Storey Hospital Catches Fire in Istanbul

The fire occurred in one of the buildings of the Gaziosmanpasa Taksim Educational and Research Hospital, which was under construction, according to the media. Videos from the scene show thick black smoke engulfing the multi-storey building.
A massive fire broke out on several floors of a hospital in Istanbul on Thursday, live TV footage showed. Medics and patients from the buildings in the vicinity were immediately evacuated, according to the NTV broadcaster.
Emergency services and fire fighters were sent to the scene. There were no immediate reports on casualties.