Our weekly round up of the local news from Fethiye, Oludeniz, Hisaronu and area this week includes local school destroyed by fire, jeep safari vehicles scrutinsed and more.
Jeep Safari Vehicles Scrutinised Before the New Season
The police and tourism body TURSAB engaged technical experts to inspect over 100 Jeep Safari vehicles this week.
They concentrated on safety items such as seat belts, tyres, roll bars, suspension and lights.
They also checked documentation and other licenses to make sure the businesses were operating legally.
Charitable Aid Head to Syria
A large truck load of humanitarian aid supplies left Fethiye this week bound for Syria.
The campaign for aid was led by the Governor of Fethiye with various charities and individuals donating items such as baby food, blankets, water and other essentials to help those in the war torn neighbour to Turkey.
Rock Fall Cleared Up
Oludeniz – Around fifteen tonnes of rock fell on to the road between the beach and Lykia World last week.
The road was closed for around 3 hours while the Belediye cleared the rubble and made the road safe.
Fire Destroys School Local School
Karaçulha, Fethiye – On Thursday fire destroyed 8 class rooms in the local school.
All teachers and over 174 students were safely evacuated with no injuries.
The fire is thought to have been caused by an electrical fault that occurred.
Muğla Governor Fatih Sahin praised the teachers and students for their swift action to evacuate the building with no injuries.
The education authorities are now putting in place plans to minimise the disruption to the students education.