The fire started on September 16, but its cause is yet unknown. However, firefighters have been battling the large blaze. Specifically, sixteen fire crews responded.
The fire is now under control, local media report, as the firefighters have managed to contain it and prevent it from spreading to other buildings, plants, companies and other nearby activities.
The municipality has also closed all schools, universities, parks, and outdoor sports facilities as a precaution, while citizens have been advised to limit their movements and close building windows.
🔴 #Ancona, vasto #incendio divampato alle 00:30 nella zona del porto, interessati diversi capannoni di cantieristica navale. Al lavoro 16 squadre #vigilidelfuoco provenienti anche dai comandi delle Marche. Impiegati per l’estinzione mezzi aeroportuali #16settembre 6:30 pic.twitter.com/qRcatjCCE0
— Vigili del Fuoco (@emergenzavvf) September 16, 2020