A fire erupted in a leather factory in Korangi Industrial Area on Sunday, damaging material worth tens of thousands of rupees. The cause of the fire is not yet known. Six fire tenders and two bowsers have been dispatched to the scene. The fire incidents in factories, especially in Karachi, have surged recently, the worst being the one at garment factory Ali Enterprises that killed at least 258 people last month.
Chief Patron Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI) S M Muneer, Chairman Mohammad Zubair Chhaya has showed their dismay over the five incidents of fire in just one day in Karachi on Tuesday including one in Korangi Industrial Area’s factory wherein the factory was gutted due to the delay in fire fighting by the fire brigade.
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