Towel factory catches fire in New KarachiJune 3, 2015
KARACHI: Fire brigade officials declared fire in a towel factory in New Karachi a third degree fire on Thursday.
It was doused off with the help of more than 10 fire tenders and a snorkel after a struggle of five hours. In the light of statements of eye-witnesses, fire brigade officials told that the factory caught fire from a garbage dump set on fire near the factory through air.
It was such a high-intensity fire that it also affected the adjacent factory. Financial loss could not be estimated yet. No casualty took place and all the people from the factories were excavated unhurt, they said.
Meanwhile, Karachi Water & Sewerage Board spokesperson said KWSB had taken special measures to provide water to Karachi Metropolitan Corporation fire tenders to put off the fire in the towel factory.