Massive fire broke out Wednesday night at the oil refinery near Iran’s capital, sending thick plumes of black smoke over Tehran;
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The fire struck the state-owned Tondgooyan Petrochemical Co.
- Firefighters believe it struck a pipeline for liquefied petroleum gas at the facility, Darajati told Iranian state television. He did not elaborate.
- Mojtaba Khaledi, the spokesman for Iran’s emergency department, told the semiofficial ISNA news agency that 10 ambulances and other equipment had been deployed at the scene of the fire. Hospitals in the area are on standby as well, he said.
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