Factory equipment burns into ashes in industrial estate in Peshawar


PESHAWAR: The fire fighters succeeded in extinguishing a fire after a two hours effort at a factory in Hayatabad’s industrial estate on Saturday , with no casualty reported as confirmed by an official of Peshawar police.

According to the police, the fire erupted in a factory of tissues and diapers in the industrial area with the loss of equipment worth millions of rupees. Eight fire trucks, two water browsers and 50 firefighters were used to extinguish the fire.

The fire department started the cooling process after curbing the flame, which lasted for an hour. The reason behind the fire could not be ascertained, and no casualty was reported in the incident.