A port in the city of Beirut, Lebanon has been hit by a massive fire just over a month after the devastating explosion that claimed a lot of lives.
The cause of the latest unfortunate incident is currently unknown as a column of black smoke has been seen at the location on Thursday, September 10, 2020.
The Lebanese army revealed that the fire is at a warehouse where oil and tires are kept in the duty-free zone, adding that individuals are battling the blaze while army helicopters are also taking part in the operation.
See videos of the fire below:
This is the Beirut port right now. The nightmare continues. Open all your windows and stay away from them. pic.twitter.com/DpjSK1YHYB
— Grave Jones (@gravejonesmusic) September 10, 2020
Fire dept told me it was not welding work which caused the fire but rather they believe sparks from workers using a metal-cutting saw to cut through iron bars/ metal debris at the port. The smoke plume seems to be getting bigger. #beirut https://t.co/gJ0tHZGlzV pic.twitter.com/0tmtV1fR2t
— Bel Trew (@Beltrew) September 10, 2020
— Ahmad idlib (@Syriaaaaidlb) September 10, 2020
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