Six firemen injured battling huge foam factory blaze in Karachi


Karachi: At least six fire fighters, engaged in battling a blaze that erupted earlier Thursday in foam a factory sustained burn injuries, said Fire Fighter officials.
The blaze continues to rage as it couldnít be doused yet.
Ten fire tenders, a water bowser and one snorkel are taking part in extinguishing the inferno, as the intensity of the blaze is gaining momentum, reported the officials.
The fire erupted early on the morning before the arrival of factory workers at the site and no deaths were reported in the fire.
As per the eyewitnesses, the blaze erupted at around 8:00am and fire brigade department were called in soon after.
Initially the fire was almost controlled but another wave of blaze erupted and got intense with the passage of time.
According to the officials, the injured have been shifted to nearby hospital for medical treatment, while 30% of the factory building had collapsed.
The cause of fire has not been ascertained yet, said the officials.


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