KARACHI: A huge fire that burst out in a garment manufacturing facility in New Karachi Industrial Park on Saturday night was on Sunday produced and the cooling process was still going on, according to authorities.
They stated that no casualty was reported in the fire.
They said that the blaze appeared in the Al-Awal garment manufacturing facility at around 10:30 pm on Saturday. Initially, a few fire tenders were sent out, but after understanding the strength of the fire extra fire tenders from 5 terminals were sent out since it was stated a third-degree fire.
The Karachi Water and Sewerage Board had stated a state of emergency situation at its Sakhi Hasan hydrant to make certain smooth supply of sufficient water for regulating the fire.
Replacement Commissioner-Central Dr Raja Mahar said 16 fire tenders were called from across the city to regulate the blaze.
The fire brigade said the fire was managed at around 12noon Sunday however cooling down job was proceeded. The source of the fire as well as estimation of the economic loss can not be determined quickly.
New Karachi Enterprise Zone SHO Younus Khattak claimed that an electrical short circuit may have created the fire. He claimed that there were no workers inside the industrial system due to regular off.
Meanwhile, the president of the location investors’ association, Faisal Moeed, informed the media that fire tenders given by the federal government were present in the area however the team was not readily available to run the exact same as well as produced the fire.
He claimed a prompt activity by the area administration saved other manufacturing facilities from feasible devastation.