Lahore warehouse engulfed in devastating fire


Fire broke out on Monday in a cylinder warehouse in Akbari Mandi located in Lahore, Punjab.

LAHORE: A fire broke out late night on Monday in a cylinder warehouse in Akbari Mandi neighbourhood located in Lahore, Punjab.

Rescue authorities reached the site of explosion to put out the fire.

According to the rescue officials, thirteen emergency vehicles and 35 rescue personnel are busy controlling the fire.

No injuries have been reported. The cause of the explosion could not be ascertained immediately.

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Similarly, on January 4, fire broke out early in the morning at the timber market in I-11 sector in Islamabad. Five shops went up in flames along Fakeer Apee road before three fire brigade vehicles were able to extinguish the flames.

Meanwhile, a fire engulfed the mobile market in Saddar, Karachi. More than five fire brigade vehicles were needed to quell the flames, according to fire brigade authorities.

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