Smoke billows from a fire following an explosion at a fireworks factory outside the town of Hendek, Sakarya province, northwestern Turkey, July 3, 2020.
Smoke billows from a fire following an explosion at a fireworks factory outside the town of Hendek, Sakarya province, northwestern Turkey, July 3, 2020.

Turkish state media reports an explosion at a fireworks factory in northwestern part of the country.  

The Associated Press reports there were between 150 to 200 people in the building at the time of the blast Friday. 

There were no immediate reports of casualties following the explosion in Sakarya province.

Television video footage showed a huge cloud of smoke over the blast site.