The Platform belongs to the phases 6, 7, and 8 of South Pars and local media reported that the fire occurred because of gas leakage.

What is more, due to the fire, production at this platform has been stopped.

The fire took place at about 3 p.m. local time, but there were no injuries.

At the time, around 14 workers were at the platform, and after the explosion they were transported to Asaluyeh, Southern Province of Bushehr, by helicopter.

The platform is now evacuated.