Fire reduces plastic factory to ashes

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Our Correspondent
Gujranwala

Goods worth millions reduced to ashes as fire swept a plastic factory in Gujranwala on Sunday.

The blaze, however, was brought under control after 13-hour hectic efforts of the firefighters.

The fire which suddenly broke out in the factory situated in Gujranwala Small Industry Estate-II quickly engulfed the whole factory.

It took Rescue officials the whole night to extinguish the fire. Gujranwala Deputy Commissioner Sohail Khawaja said the rescuers faced difficulties in controlling the blaze due to the presence of petroleum, mechanical.