Garments factory catches fire; godown damaged

KARACHI: A fire erputed in a garments factory in SITE area here on Tuesday, damaging a godown.

A fire brigade official told PPI that it took two and a half hour to douse the fire on the first floor of JB Enterprises near Ghani Chowrangi with the help of seven fire tenders, two water bowsers and a snorkel.

“The first fire tender after reaching there told that it was a second degree fire; therefore, more fire tenders were sent from the fire stations of SITE, Lyari, Nazimabad, Baldia Town and Central Fire Station, and they were late because of heavy traffic on roads,” he said.

The reason of the fire and estimated loss could not be determined yet, while no human casualty took place.