Afshin Kiani, Crisis Management Director of
Arvand Petrochemical Plant, announced the complete extinguishing of the non-process
waste warehouse in the complex, saying: "The fire is completely
extinguished and the cooling operation is in the final stages."
The official emphasized: “The accident did
not cause any financial or human damage and the cause will be announced after
the investigations are over.”
On Saturday, at around 21:10, the waste
warehouse (wood and plastic waste) of Arvand Petrochemical Complex located in
site 3 of Mahshahr Special Economic Zone caught fire due to excessive heat
which immediately came under control by the firefighting forces of the facility.
Arvand Petrochemical Complex is the largest
producer of PVC chains in the world.