An expansive fire which softened out up a godown in SITE range on Monday evening couldn’t be controlled till sunset, provoking specialists to call fire tenders from over the city to battle the burst, authorities said.
The blast ejected in the M Godown situated at Zia Colony turnabout in SITE region at around 2:30pm.
“At first, just a couple fire tenders were sent to control the blast. Later on, understanding the gravity of the circumstance, fire tenders from various fire stations in the city were brought in,” a fire office official, asking for namelessness, told Dawn.
He included that around 25 fire tenders were occupied with controlling the fire, characterized as a class three blast.
SITE SP, Asif Ahmed Bughio revealed to Dawn that no human setback had been accounted for till Monday evening.
The reason for flame and volume of misfortunes will be found out after the fire is controlled, the authority said.