A huge blaze engulfed a textile factory near Istanbul's historical Veliefendi Race Course late Thursday.
LATEST — Huge blaze engulfs an abandoned textile factory near Istanbul's historical Veliefendi Race Course, firefighters confirm no one inside as they battle the fire https://t.co/0zH6vnm3xP pic.twitter.com/FoLK3ZHjqQ— DAILY SABAH (@DailySabah) July 19, 2018
The reason for the fire remains unknown.
The billowing smoke was also recorded on video by social media users.
The factory is abandoned and there are no people inside, sources said.
Fire squads have been dispatched to the scene.