KARACHI: A fire engulfed a factory located in SITE area for eight hours after which almost all the fire tenders at the disposal of the Fire Brigade Department were trying to douse it, Aaj News reported.
Due to intensity of the fire, a portion of the factory building collapsed after midnight.
Third degree fire erupted at a factory located near Walika Chowrangi, official sources added.
As chemical containers caught fire, some explosion were also heard from the factory.
Sindh Governor Ishratul Ebad directed the authorities to call in Pakistan Navy fire tenders.