Fire at Karachi’s mutli-storey building doused


By Siddique Baloch

KARACHI: A fire that broke out at the 10th floor of a multi-storey building situated at the II Chundrigar Road, Karachi has been doused after hours of struggle.

According to the people working on the floor, the blaze started at 8:30am after which a fire brigade was called which reached the site within half an hour.

Five fire trucks and a snorkel were used to control over the fire. The building has been vacated. “Fortunately, no one was injured during the incident,” a fire officer confirmed. He further said that cause of the fire could not be ascertained, yet. Earlier this year, at least 100 huts were gutted when a fire broke out in slums located in Teen Hatti area of Karachi.


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