The unusual violence was caught on video and has left many in Tehran wondering what transpired and why?
The explosion took place in northern Tehran in the basement of an old two-story house containing about 30 gas cylinders.
Al-Arabiya reported that the explosions occurred in missile depots belonging to the IRGC southwest of Tehran.
A large explosion was reportedly heard in areas south of Tehran and in the Kahrizak area.
In a recent phone interview, director Daniel Syrkin and Iranian-American actor Shaun Toub shared their thoughts about the series and building bridges between Iranians and Israelis.
The head of the Tehran Emergency Center told Iranian media that three people have been injured in the fire. However, reports on social media have already reported on at least 17 dead.
Iran’s official story is that a gas storage facility had a minor accident and no one was harmed.
The eight-part series, which was extensively researched, deals in part with young, secular Iranians who oppose the regime.