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Fire engulfs factory in Karachi’s District West

KARACHI: A fire that broke out at a factory near Valika Chowrangi of Karachi’s District West earlier today (Monday) raged on engulfing a large section of the factory in its blaze.

According to details, the fire that erupted on the ground floor has surged to engulf completely the first floor of the factory as well. No loss of life has been reported yet.

Meanwhile, the rescue teams to put the blaze out reported a scarcity of resources. They had to employ water tankers to aid their efforts. The fire brigade officials noted that factory employees were rescued out of the building.

Rescue teams have, however, admitted they could not find the cause of the fire. On the other hand, Karachi Water and Sewerage Board have imposed an emergency at several water hydrants in Karachi.

It is worth mentioning here that most of the fire tenders present in Karachi to beat conflagration has broken down while only nine are still functional for the entire metropolis.

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