The blaze, which erupted in a distillation unit, was attributable to a leak in a pumping station, state media reported.
Syrian firefighters extinguished a significant blaze on Sunday that engulfed areas of its most important Homs refinery within the west of the nation.
The hearth began in a distillation unit due to a leak in a pumping station, state media reported with out elaborating.
State tv confirmed dwell footage of flames capturing out of elements of the refinery with black smoke plumes within the distance as firefighters battled the blaze.
SANA, the state information company, citing an area firefighting official, reported the fireplace was later introduced below management with out inflicting casualties.
“The cooling course of is now underway. There are not any casualties,” chief of the Homs firefighting brigade, Hassan Amar, mentioned.
In late April, Syria’s oil ministry mentioned a hearth erupted in an oil tanker on its coast after what it mentioned was a suspected drone assault.
There was a big fireplace and blast at Homs refinery in January involving a close-by crude oil loading station and dozens of vans that transport petroleum merchandise throughout the nation.
Each Homs refinery and Banias on the Mediterranean coast have confronted provide shortages in latest months due to erratic provides of Iranian crude to the sanctions-hit nation, which depends primarily on Tehran for its vitality wants.
Syria has for years confronted gasoline and gas shortages, forcing it to ration provides distributed throughout government-held areas and to use a number of rounds of steep value hikes.