Fire doused at garment factory in Karachi
KARACHI: A fire that erupted early on Sunday morning in New Karachi’s garment factory has successfully been doused, ARY News reported
As per details of the incident, blaze broke out in the garment factory situated in New Karachi which turned valuables into ashes within ‘twinkling of an eye’.
“90% fire has been extinguished and the situation is now under complete control,” the chief fire officer said.
“Fire has been doused on the first and second floor of the factory. Further extinguishing process is underway on a portion of the third floor”, added Chief Fire officer.
Dozens of fire brigades were called up from all departments across the city in order to take the fierce fire situation under control at the factory.
The cause of the fire couldn’t be determined as yet.
In another incident of fire in the metropolis, on November 18, fire erupted at a towel factory in city’s Gabol Town and had engulfed most parts of the building.
At least 10 fire fighting vehicles were engaged in the operation to douse the flames. Chief Fire Officer Imtiaz Afzal said flames had been doused. He told that his department was informed about the fire at around 3.45am and by the time the blaze had already spread to most areas of the factory.
Two fire fighters were also injured when a decrepit wall of the building fell on them during the operation. They were moved to hospital and their condition was stated out of danger.