Plaza fire haunts high rises


Fire in commercial plaza extinguished, CM takes notice

A fire erupted in a multi storey commercial plaza near Kalma Chowk on Tuesday morning was successfully doused by the fire fighting teams. No loss of life was reported in the incident.

The fire fighting teams rescued six persons who were trapped in the building. Around seven fire tenders and Rescue 1122 teams took part in the operation to extinguish the fire.

Six offices at the sixth floor of plaza were destroyed in the wake of fire.

According to reports, a leakage of gas through LPG cylinder prompted the fire across the fourth floor of the building.

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has sought report of the incident.