A fire broke out at an Iranian industrial area near Tehran on Tuesday, Iranian state TV reported, the latest in a string of fires and explosions, some of which have hit sensitive sites.
“The fire broke out at the industrial area of the Jajrud district in the Pardis county this morning … there were no casualties … firefighters are trying to contain the fire,” Iranian news reported.
A fire department official told state TV that the cause of the fire was under investigation.
Another day another mysterious fire in Iran. This time at an industrial area near Tehran in Jajrud. So far no reports of casualties, firefighters are trying to contain the fire. Also last night an explosion at a tomato paste company near Mashad, 1 killed and 2 injured.
— Ali Arouzi (@aliarouzi) August 4, 2020
There have been several other incidents at facilities in the past weeks, including a fire at the underground Natanz nuclear facility last month which caused significant damage, but Iranian officials said operations were not affected.
In an explosion at a medical clinic in the north of the capital Tehran in July, 19 people were killed. Officials said it was caused by a gas leak.
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