According to the Public Relations and Emergency Spokesperson of the
Petrochemical Special Economic Zone, at 13:00 on the 8th of Shahrivar 1402 (August
30, 2023), a fire incident occurred in Unit 200 of Ghadir Petrochemical
Company, situated in Site 3 of the Special Petrochemical Economic Zone.
Swiftly, operational and emergency teams were dispatched to the scene and
managed to extinguish the fire.
Two minor casualties were reported in the incident, who were promptly
transported to the emergency center of the Special Economic Zone in Site 3.
After receiving treatment, they were discharged.
During the initial moments of the incident, the Chief Commander of
Passive Defense and Emergency Conditions of the Special Petrochemical Economic
Zone issued necessary directives to the operational teams present at the scene.
The cause of the incident is currently under expert investigation.