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Minor Fire Contained at Maroon Petchem Unit

Minor Fire Contained at Maroon Petchem Unit
(Monday, April 24, 2023) 16:14

TEHRAN (NIPNA) -- A minor fire broke out in the Olefin Petrochemical Unit of Maroon on Saturday, which was quickly contained by the Petrochemical Special Economic Zone Organization, Bandar Imam Petrochemical, and Maroon Petrochemical fire brigades.

According to the spokesperson of the emergency situation of the Petrochemical Special Economic Zone, the fire was caused by a discharge of the compressor of the Olefin unit.

Fortunately, no casualties were reported, and the cause of the accident is currently under investigation.

The quick response of the fire brigades prevented the fire from spreading to other areas of the plant.

The Petrochemical Special Economic Zone Organization has stated that they are committed to ensuring the safety and security of their facilities and personnel.

The incident serves as a reminder of the importance of strict adherence to safety protocols in the petrochemical industry.

Maroon Petrochemical and other companies in the industry will undoubtedly be reviewing their procedures to prevent similar incidents in the future.

The Olefin Petrochemical Unit is a crucial component of Maroon Petrochemical's operations, producing chemicals used in a wide range of industrial applications.

The company has not yet released a statement on the impact of the incident on its operations.

Investigations into the cause of the fire are ongoing, and updates will be provided as more information becomes available.

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