Fire in chemical storage facility in Iran

Photo: Fire in chemical storage facility in Iran  / Iran

Baku, Azerbaijan, May 8

By Umid Niayesh - Trend:

A fire spread through a chemical storage facility near Iran's capital city of Tehran.

Firefighters still are trying to control the fire which started at 10:30 (local time) on May 8 in the Shour Abad district near Tehran, ISNA news agency reported.

Firefighters from Tehran's Fire Department were sent to the 10 thousand square meter facility to help local forces control the fire. A firefighting helicopter from Iran's Red Crescent society also was sent to the region.

Spokesman of Tehran's Fire Department, Jalal Maleki said that the firefighters are trying to prevent the spread of fire to other regions.

There is no immediate report on possible casualties.

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