Kerman, April 6, IRNA-Firefighters extinguished a blaze at a pipeline carrying petrol from Rafsanjan to Anar in Kerman province, Manager of Rafsanjan pipeline network Qodratollah Modaressi said on Thursday.
The blaze engulfed 23 kilometers of the pipeline on Wednesday as a result of which three civilians suffered burn injuries, he said.
It took four hours for the fire fighters to control the fire, he said.
Some technical equipment along with one lifter were also damaged, he pointed out.
He did not reveal the extent of damage or the volume of petrol lost during the incident.
The 23 kilometer pipeline transfer about three million litters of petrol, he underlined, while refuting the unofficial figures released by some media.
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