Shelter for stray animals burned down in Ankara

Fire; It took place at an animal shelter in Ankara’s Sincan district at around 21:30. The owner of the animal shelter, Emine Özer, set off to return to her home after doing her daily care and checks in her shelter. About half an hour later, the guard at the shelter called him and reported that there was a fire. The guard immediately opened the locks so that the dogs would not be harmed in the fire, released the animals and informed the fire crews. Firefighters who arrived at the scene quickly extinguished the flames in the shelter and brought the fire under control. Police teams launched an investigation into the arson allegations. The teams of the Environmental Protection and Control Directorate of Sincan Municipality were found for precautionary purposes with the Emergency Response Vehicle.

“They didn’t burn me, they tried to burn me”
Stating that she has been taking care of stray animals for 5 years, the owner of the shelter Emine Özer said, “I have been taking care of stray animals for 5 years. My previous place was in Ovacık. I rented it to provide a more peaceful life for my souls here. I am trying to weave this place on my own terms. Today I encountered such a fire here and I It had been half an hour since he left. Our guard here called, saying there was a fire, and we came running. Thank God nothing happened to the dogs. Our guard opened the cages immediately and took them out. When we got here, firefighters and teams from the Sincan Municipality had arrived. When we left half an hour ago, nothing happened to them. “There was nothing here, I did the checks. There was nothing to start a fire. We had about 55 blankets and machines here, they all burned. They didn’t burn me, nothing happened to me, they tried to hurt me. May God give everyone conscience and mercy,” he said.

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