Power plant catches Fire in Iran’s Ahwaz after transformer explodes

Power plant catches Fire in Iran’s Ahwaz after transformer explodes

A power plant in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahwaz caught fire on Saturday following an explosion, the official IRNA news agency reported.

The explosion occurred at a power plant in Ahwaz’s al-Zirqan district.

The power plant caught fire due to a “transformer explosion,” IRNA reported citing Ebrahim Ghanbari, the head of the Ahwaz municipality’s fire and safety services, as saying.

“The extent of the fire is still unknown,” Ghanbari said.

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