Iranian Firefighters Contain Fuel Tanks Blaze in Farah

Firefighters from Iran contained a blaze at Sheikh Abu Nasr Farahi Customs office in Farah province after four fuel storage tanks caught fire on Saturday, officials told Iranian media.

Abolhassan Mirjalili, a senior emergency official in Iran’s South Khorasan province, told the official news agency IRNA that Iran had sent 10 teams of firefighters to fight blaze, which was brought under control in six-and-a-half hours.

No one was hurt and no there was no serious damage to property, he added.

Earlier, Ali Akbar Mazidi, head of Iran’s Mahiroud border terminal, told news agency ISNA that three 150-tonne tanks had caught fire.

It was not clear what caused the blaze.

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