In the evening the event took place on the terrace where the gas belonging to the 3rd Army command was known as Kırklar Tepesi. The flames rose for an unidentified reason in the casino. The fire broke out in the roof of the casino's extra service building, which began in the field with the influence of the heavy wind. Erzincan municipal fire brigade teams and the fire brigade teams from surrounding municipalities supported the extinguishing work. Many citizens wondered whether the fire that appeared in the city center came to the region. The fire was under the control of the fire brigade's crew. Cooling efforts remain in the region where material damage occurs. The investigation into the cause of the fire began.