Fire In Islamabad

fire-errupt-blue-area-plaza.jpgA blaze that erupted at an Islamabad plaza Tuesday has been brought under control and commando operation was underway to rescue the trapped people from the building.

The fire erupted at a commercial plaza in Blue Area of Islamabad later spread to adjacent building of a private bank, whereas patients admitted in a nearby hospital faced severe problems due to smoke.

According to sources, a furniture showroom caught fire due to electric short-circuit in the morning that later engulfed a nearby bank building.

Thick smoke of the blaze created severe problems for the patients admitted in nearby hospital who were evacuated from the building. Some of the people in hospital including women and children climbed to the rooftop of the hospital.

Fire tenders, ambulances and police reached at the scene of the fire.

The blaze was extinguished till the last reports came in, however, thick smoke still covering buildings of the area and evacuation of the trapped people was underway

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  1. A for [pine]apple (unregistered) on May 2nd, 2007 @ 6:34 pm

    Any news on the latest hydraulic vehicle if it worked :>

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