Massive fire breaks out in pharma company at KorangiBreaking

May 18, 2023

A fire that broke out in pharmaceutical company located in the Korangi Industrial area of Karachi, has been brought under control after hours of battle on Thursday. Rescue 1122 Sindh Director, Abid Sheikh, stated that the fire broke out in the storage room of a prominent pharmaceutical company at Karachi’s Korangi area around 1:30 am, which was brought under control by 7:30 am with the help of five fire tenders and one fire snorkel. He added that the rescue team has successfully retrieved the person who suffered a heart attack within the engulfed building. However, during the medical aid, the person succumbed to his injuries. Meanwhile, the authorities have identified the deceased individual as an employee of the pharmaceutical company. The building’s infrastructure suffered damage due to the fire, while the cooling process of the building has been completed.

Credit: Independent News Pakistan-INP