Karachi: Valuables reduce to ashes as fire hits two factories, warehouse

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Fire in two factories and one godown in different areas of Karachi on late Monday night.

The blaze in various places reduced cloth, shoes and other valuables worth millions of rupees to ashes. 

According to details, fire erupted at a textile mill located near Valika Chaurangi area of the city which spread rapidly and engulfed the entire building, destroying more than 100,000 metres of cloth. 

On the other side, fire also broke out at a garment factory located in the New Karachi Industrial Area which engulfed the entire factory. 

Rescue sources said that cloth worth millions of rupees was gutted in the fire.

In another incident which was occurred on late Monday night in Motan Das Market where a fire erupted at a shoes godown. 

Valuables worth millions of rupees were burnt to ashes by the fire. 

After being informed, fire brigade and rescue teams rushed at the location at three different affected places and brought the fire under control after several hours of effort. 

No casualty or injuries was reported in the incidents. 

Earlier, on October 14, 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. 

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