At least three people sustained burn injuries as a result of a fire breakout in Shershah Kabari Market in Karachi on Thursday morning.
The fire was put out around noon and the cooling process is underway. The blaze engulfed various shops in the market in no time. At least 10 fire brigade vehicles reached the spot and took part in the fire extinguishing operation.
Chief Fire Officer said three people including a firefighter got injured in the incident while the blaze burnt down six to seven shops. According to the guard at the duty, the fire broke out in a shop around 6:30am which then engulfed several adjoining shops due to short circuit.
The fire captured many shops instantly. Almost 10 fire brigade vehicles reached the spot and took control of fire extinguishing job.
Chief fire officer said, ‘three people including a firefighter got injured while six to seven shops got burnt.’
A security guard on the duty stated that, ‘the fire broke in a shop at 6:30 in the morning which consumed various surrounding shops due to short circuit.’ Police and rescue teams reached the spot after getting information and shifted the injured to Civil hospital. Police cordoned off the area.