Firemen from 15 stations put out a fire caused by lightning strike at the oil refinery of Tehran on Sunday morning.
Over 10,600 flood victims have received relief aid by the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) in the southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan as rescue operation continues, a provincial official said Saturday.
Iran’s Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said on Wednesday that all perpetrators of the tragic fire and collapse of Plasco Building in Tehran will be identified and certainly be brought to justice.
The heart of Behnam Mirzakhani, a 25-year-old Iranian fireman who was brain-dead in the Plasco building collapse, have been donated to a patient.
A funeral ceremony that was due to be held on Thursday for the firefighters who lost their lives in the tragic collapse of a high-rise building in Tehran has been delayed for a couple of days, an Iranian official announced.
A famous Iranian TV host fainted during a live show because of what was declared to be a chest pain caused by a nervous attack.
The 18th week of Iran’s Persian Gulf Pro League was completely overshadowed by the collapse of the ageing high-rise, called Plasco Building, in downtown Tehran last week.
A US-based Iranian architect says people in Iran should call for tighter regulations on building construction and maintenance in the aftermath of the deadly Plasco Building collapse like what the US society did following the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in 1911.
Amid ongoing efforts to recover the bodies of at least 25 people entrapped under the rubble of Tehran’s collapsed Plasco Building, firefighters and rescue workers are also trying to find a number of bank safes belonging to a branch of Bank Tejarat located inside the old high-rise shopping centre.
As the operation to find the people stuck in the rubble of a collapsed building in downtown Tehran has entered the fifth consecutive day, rescue teams detected four new bodies under smoldering debris early Monday.