KARACHI: Flames engulfed on a fishing trawler were doused on Thursday afternoon after rigorous efforts of 3 hours in which 12 fire Brigades and dozens of fire fighters participated and made uncompromising efforts to control the severe blaze and to safeguard other trawlers present at the site, Aaj News reported.
According to the sources, fire on a fishing trawler completely damaged the launch and entire vessel. Other trawlers standing beside the engulfed trawler were also damaged.
According to the chief fire officer of KPT, Syed Akhtar Jadoon, the fire erupted at 7:00 AM in the morning. The launch which was on fire was about to head off to some place. He also mentioned that the fire took place due to a human error. The launch was carrying some chemical materials used in fishing activities. Due to a certain human error and chemicals existence in the ship became the cause of this fire.