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Fire engulfs launches at Fishery

KARACHI: A huge fishing launch caught fire at Fishery in Karachi. It also engulfed the other launches while destroying at least one other launch completely.

According to sources, second degree fire erupted in a fishing launch and destroyed the entire vessel. Nine fire brigades made efforts to control the blaze and to safeguard the other launches present at the site. More fire tenders were dispatched to the site to extinguish the flames. Firefighters made rigorous efforts.

Staff working on the site was evacuated immediately. Those in need of medical treatment were rushed to nearby medical facility. However, there was no serious injury was reported.

The scale of the damage is estimated to be over Rs 100 million.

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