Funerals for 16 Firefighters on Jan. 30

Funerals for 16 Firefighters on Jan. 30Funerals for 16 Firefighters on Jan. 30

Firefighters who lost their lives in the blaze and the subsequent collapse of the Plasco Building in downtown Tehran last week will be laid to rest on Monday, January 30. The funeral procession for the 16 fallen firefighters will start at Imam Khomeini Mosalla (prayers ground) and the bodies will be to be laid to rest at the Martyrs Section at ‘Behesht Zahra’ cemetery in southern Tehran, local news outlets reported. Bodies of 15 firefighters were recovered during the debris removal operations, and one firefighter succumbed to injuries in the hospital on the day of the incident.

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