One killed as fire rages at factory in Korangi

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Staff Reporter
One person has been killed in a fire at a factory in Karachi's Korangi. The factory is near
Chamra Chowrangi. Three fire brigade vehicles are at the scene. The factory produces foam. The fire
reportedly broke out at 2pm when the factory had been closed for Friday prayers.One person has been
confirmed dead and his body was taken to Jinnah hospital. He has not been identified yet.The Rangers
and police are also on the scene to seal the scene. People are currently helping rescue people from the
fire. There is no way for officials to know how many people are inside. They also don't know how the fire
broke out. The factory’s owner said he spotted the raging flames when he returned after offering Friday
prayers. He added one person had died in the fire incident and his body has been shifted to a hospital.
His identity is yet to be ascertained. The cause of the blaze also remains unclear and will be determined
once it is brought under control.