Firefighting teams work on extinguishing fire in distillation unit at Homs Refinery
Homs, SANA- A fire has erupted in the distillation unit 100 at Homs Refinery as a result of a leak from one of the pumps.
Director of Homs Refinery said in a statement to SANA’s reporter that the firefighting teams are working to extinguish a fire that broke out in the distillation unit 100 as a result of a leak from a pump, adding that no casualties were reported.
Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Bassam Tomeh, for his part, affirmed that the fire that broke out in the distillation unit 100 is under control and 90 percent of the fire extinguished.
Brigadier General Hassan Ammar, Commander of Homs Fire Brigade noted that the fire has been controlled, and now the cooling operations are taking place and no casualties were reported.
Bushra Dabin / Ruaa al-Jazaeri
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