Collapse of burning Tehran high-rise kills 30 firefighters

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International Desk : Dozens of firefighters are injured and more are feared trapped after a multi-story commercial building in Iran’s capital, Tehran, collapsed following a fire, Iranian state media reported today.
A spokesman for Tehran’s medical emergencies department said that nearly 40 people, including firefighters, had been injured, according to Iran’s state-run Fars news agency.

Press TV reported that more than two dozen firefighters were injured trying to put out the blaze, which raged through the upper stories for hours, and that some were trapped inside the building.

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