Huge fire erupts in factory


KARACHI: A huge fire flared up in a factory in Landhi on Saturday. The fire had erupted on the third floor of Gul Ahmed Mills, near Dawood Chowrangi in Landhi, engulfing and damaging a large amount of production material, the exact worth of loss could not be determined at the time of filing report, said fire brigade official. Chief Fire Officer Ahteshamuddin termed the fire as third degree fire. Initially, eight fire tenders were sent to the location, but, later on, all the available 45 fire tenders (including snorkels, rescue and bowsers) from across the city were rushed to the site as the fire was spreading to great extent. With a large number of staff and after hours of struggle the fire could not be put off. No causality has been reported yet, while the reason of the fire is yet to be ascertained. 

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