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Fire at Lahore factory doused as cooling process underway

Fire at Lahore factory doused as cooling process underway
December 22, 2020

LAHORE (92 News) – A fire erupted at a plastic factory near the Sagian Bridge in Lahore has been doused after 10 hours and the cooling process is continued.

According to the details garnered, the blaze engulfed the third floor of the factory too. No casualty has been reported. It is being reported that 25 fire trucks and 30 firefighters participated in the rescue operation.

Fire brigade sources said that the roof of upper storey of the building has collapsed due to intensity of the fire.  The factory used to produce toys for children. Losses worth millions of rupees are being reported. The buildings near the factory have been vacated.

The initial reports suggest that the fire erupted because of a short-circuit near the factory's elevator. The factory workers tried to control it themselves but its intensity kept increasing.