Teahouse Fire Kills 11 in Southwest Iran

Teahouse Fire Kills 11 in Southwest IranTeahouse Fire Kills 11 in Southwest Iran

Eleven people were killed after a huge fire engulfed a teahouse in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz in Khuzestan Province.
The blaze which broke out in the early hours of the morning on Tuesday destroyed the teahouse filled with pressurized canisters, according to Tasnim News Agency.
Firefighters arrived four minutes after the fire was reported and immediately went to the building where smoke was already too thick and dozens of people had been trapped inside.
They battled the fire and helped more than 40 people leave the teahouse. 


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