Lightning triggers oil storage tank fire
Governor of Daylam Port in southern province of Bushehr Abdulamir Qassemi said on Friday that a petroleum storage tank, belonging to Asia Petro-Omid Company, caught fire as a result of lightning strike.
He said the incident did not cause serious damage to the oil installations in the area and fire was contained within a short period of time.
The petroleum installations included eight one million barrel storage tanks, two 500,000 barrel and four 250,000 barrel tanks, all belonging to a private company.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA