The third degree fire will take another few hours to extinguish, says the chief fire officer
The warehouse of a cotton factory is engulfed by a fire in Karachi’s SITE area since Monday night.
The blaze has been uncontrollable for hours. The fire brigade reached the scene at 9pm on Monday with 15 fire tenders. According to rescue officials, 80% of the flame had been brought under control by 8am today (Tuesday). The fire brigade vehicles are, however, still at the site to douse the flames.
The fire brigade officials remained busy in extinguishing the blaze all night. No casualties have been reported.
Cotton worth millions has been burnt in the incident. The flames were visible from afar and smoke from the incident has left the people in the area worried.