KARACHI: A huge fire broke out in an industrial unit off the Superhighway on Sunday, officials said.

No one was hurt in the incident, the officials added.

The blaze erupted in a textile factory located in industrial area of Ahsanabad at around 4.45pm, said a Fire Brigade official.

Initially, a few fire engines were sent to control it, but later on realising the gravity of the situation, more fire engines were called in from across the metropolis to meet any eventuality.

As many as 16 fire engines put out the fire at around 8.30pm and cooling work was continuing, said the fire official.

The exact cause of the fire and estimation of loss could not be made yet.

Published in Dawn, March 12th, 2018

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