Factory caught up in flames in Karachi’s SITE area

A bedsheet manufacturing factory, located at the SITE area in Karachi, caught an uncontrollable fire on Thursday morning.

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According to the fire brigade officials, the fire broke out in the bedsheet making factory. As soon as the fire was reported, two fire tenders were dispatched. However, six more fire tenders were sent as the fire could not get under control.

Fire brigade officials described the fire as a third-degree fire, saying eight fire tenders were engaged in putting out the blaze and fire brigades had been called in from across the city, while a snorkel was also being used to put out the blaze.

On the other hand, the spokesperson of the Water Board said that an emergency has been declared on Sakhi Hassan Hydrants due to the flared-up fire and several tankers filled with water are being dispatched for the rescue.

“The water would be provided to the fire brigade at the site of the fire and water supply would continue till the fire is brought under control,” he added.

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