Karachi: Fire erupts in Sher Shah shoe godown

KARACHI: Fire broke into a shoe godown in Sher Shah area of Karachi here on Wednesday.


On getting information of the incident, five fire tenders reached the scene initially however; after witnessing the intensity of the blaze additional five tenders and three bowsers were called immediately.

Despite the passage of three hours the fire has not been extinguished as firefighters are facing difficulties in controlling the fire due to shortage of water.

The fire officials have categorized the blaze as third degree.

Cause of the fire could not be ascertained immediately. Reports said factory raw materials worth millions were reduced to ashes as a result of the fire. No casualty, however, was reported in the incident.

Moreover, one part of the building has collapsed due to the extreme blaze.