A fire at a warehouse of an Iranian Defense Ministry car battery factory north of the capital has been extinguished, state television reported on Friday.
The fire broke out around midnight in a storage area of about 500 acres of plastic goods at the factory north of Tehran. Television footage showed a black plume of smoke rising into the night sky.
Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire without casualties and the cause is under investigation, the report said.
He did not report any possible fire damage. Iran’s Ministry of Defense has long had the largest and oldest car battery factories in Iran.
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Incidents at the country’s defense industry facilities have increased in recent years, and Iran has accused Israel of attacks or sabotage.
In August, Iran accused Israel of trying to sabotage its ballistic missile program through faulty foreign components that could detonate, damage or destroy the weapons before they can be used.
In 2022, an explosion at a military deployment and weapons development base east of Tehran called Parchin killed one engineer and injured another.