Fire in garment factory reduces goods to ashes


KARACHI: A fire erupted in a factory near Saba Cinema located in North Karachi area in the wee hours of Sunday and reduced a large amount of machinery and goods to ashes.

As per details provided by rescue officials, at least ten fire trucks arrived at the scene and put out the blaze after efforts that lasted four hours.

The police and ambulances also assisted the operation. The fire had spread throughout the three-floor building however, no casualty was reported.

The rescue officials informed that there were no adequate arrangements in the factory to extinguish the blaze therefore, the fire spread to the other floors as well.