Fire at chemical godown in Karachi extinguished

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Fire that erupted at a chemical warehouse located in the Shershah area of Karachi on late Tuesday night which spread rapidly and engulfed the entire building was extinguished. 

According to sources, fire tenders and rescue teams rushed to the spot and being informed and brought the fire under control after two hours of hectic efforts. 

No human loss was reported in the incident, however, chemicals and other valuables worth million of rupees were burnt to ashes. 

The cause of fire is not yet known, sources said. 

A day earlier, fire erupted at an oil warehouse located near the Razzaqabad Police Training Center in Karachi. After getting information, three fire brigade vehicles reached the spot and started operation to control the blaze.

No casualty or injuries was reported in the incident, sources informed. The cause of fire is yet to be ascertained, they added.

On the same day, fire broke out at the Fisheries KPT Boat Building Yard near Boat Basin on Monday night which spread rapidly and engulfed five newly-built launches docked at the yard.

After being informed, at least six fire brigade vehicles and rescue teams reached at the location and commenced operation to extinguish the fire.

Fire brigade sources have expressed fear that the fire would spread further.

Fire tenders from the KMC have also been called in to control the fire which is still increasing with full intensity. 

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