Karachi (April 27, 2018): A blaze reignited in a factory in Karachi’s Export Processing Zone in Federal B area late Thursday, said sources.
Authorities in the EPZ were able to douse the fire that had broken out earlier in the day in a used garments factory. However, later in the day, it reignited.Eight fire tenders were engaged to overcome the blaze. EPZA officials had also requested Port Qasim and other departments to send more fire tenders. Experts declared the ablaze as third-degree fire.This is not the first time that a fire has been reported in the export processing zone. In the current year, two similar incidents were reported. Sources in the EPZA said that lack of a proper fire extinguishing system in the area has led to increasing fire incidents.