At least 45 shops reduced to ashes in a fire at Karachi’s Garibabad furniture market
Furniture worth millions of rupees gutted.
At least 45 shops were reduced to ashes in a fire at Karachi’s Garibabad furniture market.
As reported, the fire broke out in a furniture godown which engulfed the surrounding shops and factories in the area.
The furniture market has around 70 shops out of which 45 small and big shops were damaged by the fire, according to the shopkeepers.
As reported, two people had sustained injuries in their efforts to extinguish the fire.
6 vehicles of the Fire Brigade reached the spot and after 4 hours firefighters were able to bring the fire under control.
Fire in Gharibabad furniture market near Karachi Complex. #Karachi pic.twitter.com/NnfAoMreqk— Furqan T. Siddiqui (@furqantsiddiqui) March 10, 2023
According to the Fire Brigade officer, Shahid Qadri said they were ill-treated by shopkeepers.
He said they faced difficulties in dousing the fire however, it was brought under complete control.