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Thursday, 19 January 2017

AT LEAST 30 FIREFIGHTERS KILLED AFTER HIGH-RISE BUILDING ENGULFED IN FLAMES COLLAPSES IN IRAN | Vancouver Sun (+ Videos)

It's always so sad when firefighters die in the line of duty - no matter where in the world they do. And to lose so many at once...

Photo source: Iran News


TEHRAN, Iran — A high-rise building in Tehran engulfed by a fire collapsed on Thursday, killing at least 30 firefighters and injuring some 75 people, state media reported. 
The disaster struck the Plasco building, an iconic structure in central Tehran just north of the capital’s sprawling bazaar. Firefighters, soldiers and other emergency responders dug through the rubble, looking for survivors. 
Iranian authorities did not immediately release definitive casualty figures, which is common in unfolding disasters. 
Iran’s state-run Press TV announced the firefighters’ deaths, without giving a source for the information. Local Iranian state television said 30 civilians were injured in the disaster, while the state-run IRNA news agency said 45 firefighters had been injured. - vancouversun






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