Ambulances and fire trucks have rushed to the scene. No injuries have been reported so far.
A fire broke out on one of the emergency gas lines at the oil refinery outside Tehran on Wednesday, the Mehr news agency reported.
Tasnim News shared a video showing smoke billowing from the Shahid Tondguyan oil refinery, some 20 km to the south of Tehran.
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The incident comes hours after one of Iran’s largest navy ships, the Kharg, caught fire and sank in the Gulf of Oman.
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Large fire reported at the Tondguyan Oil Refinery in Tehran.
The Director-General of Tehran's Crisis Office said an emergency lliquefied gas line at the Tondguyan Refinery in Tehran has caught fire. pic.twitter.com/gqBz4F3L4o
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