Fire breaks out at Lahore’s departmental store

LAHORE: A fire broke out in a departmental store located in Garhi Shahu area of Lahore. The blaze spread and engulfed the entire departmental store very quickly. Six fire brigade vehicles reached the spot after being informed and brought the

Fire breaks out at Lahore shopping plaza

 LAHORE: A massive fire broke out at a shopping plaza in main boulevard Gulberg III on Lahore. The fire has engulfed second, third and fourth floor of the plaza. After getting information, more than 20 rescue vehicles and over 50

Nine children among 19 dead in New York apartment fire

NEW YORK: Nine children were among at least 19 people killed and dozens injured when a fire erupted in a high-rise apartment building in New York on Sunday, in one of America’s worst residential fires in recent memory. Witnesses reported

Fire erupts at yarn factory in Karachi’s industrial area

A fire broke out in a yarn factory located in the industrial area of New Karachi, resulting in the loss of millions. According to details, a fire broke out in a yarn factory in Sector 12-c of the New Karachi

Several shops gutted after massive fire in Karachi’s market

A fire broke out near the old vegetable market in Karachi, burning goods of various shops, causing the loss of millions. According to details, the fire that broke out on the plot near the old vegetable market today allegedly reached

Roof collapses as fire engulfs textile building in Faisalabad

FAISALABAD: The roof of a textile factory collapsed as fire engulfed the building in Faisalabad. According to details, the blaze erupted in cloth stored in the factory. Residents of the neighboring houses have also been asked to vacate the buildings

Co-operative market fire: PTI announces rehabilitation of victims

Incidents of fire in different markets have been happening continuously in Karachi for the last several days, however, the incident of fire in different areas started from 14th November at the Cooperative Market whose cause has not been revealed yet.

Fire erupts in busy market in Karachi’s Saddar area

KARACHI: A fire broke out on Wednesday in another market in Victoria Shopping Centre located at Abdullah Haroon Road in Saddar area of Karachi. The blaze has intensified in minutes and the busy road to the shopping centre was closed for

Fire erupts in factory near Karachi harbour

KARACHI: A fire erupted in a packaging factory near the Karachi fish harbor on Saturday morning. At least three fire tenders of the Fire Brigade and the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) are busy dousing out the fire. Rescue officials said

Seven family members die as fire erupts in Muzaffargarh house

LAHORE: Seven people of the same family suffocated to death when a fire erupted in their house late Saturday night in Muzaffargarh. The tragic incident occurred at midnight in the Pir Jahanian area of Muzaffargarh. The victims including four children

Shops gutted as fire in Karachi’s Nazimabad market defused

KARACHI: A massive fire that broke out at a cloth market in Nazimabad area been doused by firefighters on Monday after several hours of struggle. Several shops and pushcarts were destroyed in the fire that erupted in Chawla market in

At least 15 killed in deadly fire at Karachi’s chemical factory

KARACHI: At least 15 factory workers died and two members of a fire fighting team injured after a blaze erupted in a chemical factory in Karachi’s Mehran Town area on Friday, police and rescue officials said. Soon after, fire brigade

3 dead, houses evacuated by forest fires in southern Turkey

ANTALYA: At least three people were killed and dozens of people were hospitalised in southern Turkey after strong winds fanned two separate forest fires. A wildfire that broke out on Wednesday near the Mediterranean coastal resort town of Manavgat, in

Fire at Bangladesh juice factory kills 52, many feared trapped

DHAKA: At least 52 people were killed, 20 injured and many more feared trapped after a massive fire raged through a juice-making factory in Bangladesh, the latest industrial fire accident in the country. The fire started on Thursday evening at

Explosion at Dubai’s Jebel Ali port after ship catches fire

DUBAI: A container ship anchored at Dubai’s port caught fire late on Wednesday, causing a huge explosion that sent tremors across the commercial hub. The blaze sent up giant orange flames on a vessel at the crucial Jebel Ali port,

Driver jumps to save himself as metro bus catches fire

LAHORE: A fire erupted in a metro bus near Minar-e-Pakistan on Thursday morning as the driver jumped out from the bus to save his life. As soon as the incident was reported, rescue teams rushed to the spot to put

Fire kills 82 at Baghdad hospital for coronavirus patients

BAGHDAD: More than 80 people died on Sunday when a fire ripped through a Baghdad hospital for COVID-19 patients, sparking outrage and the suspension of top officials overseeing Iraq’s crumbling health services. The blaze at eastern Baghdad’s Ibn al-Khatib hospital

Three injured during firing incident in Karachi’s Bolton Market

KARACHI: At least three people were injured during a firing incident in Bolton Market area allegedly by Custom officials, leading to a protest by local traders. A clash erupted between Custom officials and local shopkeepers, leaving three people including two

Fire erupts at chemical factory in Lahore

LAHORE: A massive fire broke out at a chemical factory in Lahore’s S]undar Industrial Estate on Friday morning. According to rescue officials, the fire broke out inside a chemical drum inside the factory. Twelve fire trucks have been called in

Massive fire erupts at Urdu Bazaar in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: A massive fire erupted in the Urdu Bazaar on Thursday close to iconic Lal Haveli in Rawalpindi. More than ten fire brigade vehicles of the Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) are at the site to douse the flames and

Fire engulfs Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh

DHAKA: A huge fire swept through Rohingya refugee camps in southern Bangladesh on Monday, destroying thousands of homes belonging to the Muslim minority. The blaze at Balukhali camp in Cox’s Bazar district erupted in the late afternoon on Monday and

Three killed as factory catches fire in Karachi

KARACHI: Three people have been killed after a fire erupted at a three-story yarn factory in Karachi’s Baldia Town area. According to details, the incident took place in the Baldia Town area where the fire lasted for hours and completely burnt

Pakistan Navy conducts demonstration of surface-to-air missile fire

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy on Wednesday conducted a demonstration of missiles fire from the surface to air which successfully hit their targets. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi observed the demonstration of the missile firing.  He expressed

Industrial accidents

The explosion in a factory in New Karachi Industrial Area is a tragic incident which must be investigated. Industrial accidents are highly common in Pakistan but are also pushed aside due to weak investigation and enforcement of safety standards. At

Fire tenders to be shipped from China for Karachi tomorrow

KARACHI: A batch of fire tenders is ready for shipment at a port in China and will be loaded on a vessel tomorrow bound for Karachi. A Chinese company has exported a batch of 52 state-of-art fire-trucks to Karachi to

Karachi to receive 50 modern fire tenders from China

KARACHI: The government has procured fifty modern state-of-art fire tenders for Karachi from China to revamp the Fire Department. This was stated by Governor Sindh Imran Ismail who said Prime Minister Imran Khan has fulfilled another promise for Karachi. It

Three men die in Karachi’s Orangi factory fire

KARACHI: A fire broke out on Friday at a factory located in Karachi’s Orangi neighbourhood killing at least three people. According to details, the fire that erupted at the factory located in Orangi No 4. A police team and fire

Fire engulfs warehouse in Karachi’s Shershah area

KARACHI: A fire broke out on Tuesday at a warehouse located in Karachi’s Shershah area which still not been brought under control. The number of fire incidents in Karachi has not decreased. A fire broke out in a warehouse near

Punjab govt prepares Rs2bn relief package for Hafeez Centre fire victims

LAHORE: The Punjab government is set to provide a relief package worth Rs2 billion for the victims of the fire incident at the Hafeez Centre electronics market.  The Commissioner’s Office has sent a report on the damage caused by the

Fire erupts inside garment factory in Karachi

KARACHI: A massive fire erupted in a garments factory near Habib Chowrangi in SITE area early on Saturday morning. Police said fire brigade vehicles have arrived at the scene to put out the blaze that has been declared a third-degree